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Design & Applied Arts at American Academy of Art

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Design & Applied Arts at American Academy of Art

If you plan to study design and applied arts, take a look at what American Academy of Art has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

The Academy is located in Chicago, Illinois and has a total student population of 205. Of the 52 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American Academy of Art in 2019, 31 of them were design and applied arts majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Design & Applied Arts section at the bottom of this page.

The Academy Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

The Academy Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at The Academy is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Design & Applied Arts. 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 Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 7
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 17
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 154
Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 282
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 292
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 296
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 339
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Schools 370

How Much Do Design Graduates from The Academy Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at The Academy is $21,100. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $30,900 for all design students.

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Design Student Demographics at The Academy

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

The Academy Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

52% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 31 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in design from The Academy in 2019, 48% were men and 52% were women. The typical design bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at The Academy since its program graduates 15% more men than average.

The Academy Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at The Academy are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% more racial-ethnic minorities in its design 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 design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at American Academy of Art
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 17
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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

Careers That Design Grads May Go Into

A degree in design 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
Graphic Designers 11,700 $56,890
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 3,940 $68,360
Professors 3,040 $66,970
Photographers 2,600 $36,290
Interior Designers 2,250 $52,150

References

*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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