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Graphic Communications at American Academy of Art

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Graphic Communications at American Academy of Art

What traits are you looking for in a graphic communication school? To help you decide if American Academy of Art is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's graphic communication program.

The Academy is located in Chicago, Illinois and approximately 205 students attend the school each year. Of the 52 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American Academy of Art in 2019, 7 of them were graphic communications majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Graphic Communications section at the bottom of this page.

The Academy Graphic Communications Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Communication

The Academy Graphic Communications Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the graphic communication progam at The Academy compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The graphic communication major at The Academy is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Graphic Communications. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools 9
Most Focused Graphic Communications Schools 18
Most Popular Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools 79
Most Popular Graphic Communications Schools 230

Graphic Communication Student Demographics at The Academy

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the graphic communication majors at American Academy of Art.

The Academy Graphic Communications Bachelor’s Program

43% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 7 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Graphic Communications from The Academy in 2018-2019, 57% were men and 43% were women.

The Academy Gender Breakdown of Graphic Communications Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 32% more racial-ethnic minorities in its graphic communication bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Academy of Art with a bachelor's in graphic communication.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Graphic Communications Majors at American Academy of Art
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

The Academy also has a doctoral program available in graphic communication. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Graphic Communication Grads May Go Into

A degree in graphic communication can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for American Academy of Art.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Printing Press Operators 9,590 $44,050
Data Entry Keyers 8,140 $36,210
Prepress Technicians 1,370 $48,110
Desktop Publishers 820 $38,610
Multimedia Artists and Animators 770 $61,440


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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