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Design & Applied Arts at Appalachian State University

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Design & Applied Arts at Appalachian State University

What traits are you looking for in a design school? To help you decide if Appalachian State University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's design program.

Appalachian State is located in Boone, North Carolina and has a total student population of 20,023. Of the 4,368 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University in 2021, 167 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.

Appalachian State Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Appalachian State Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The design major at Appalachian State 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.

How Much Do Design Graduates from Appalachian State Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Appalachian State is $34,417. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 5% higher than the national average of $32,733 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at Appalachian State

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian State Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

62% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 167 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Design & Applied Arts from Appalachian State in 2020-2021, 38% were men and 62% were women. The typical design bachelor's degree program is made up of only 32% men. So male students are more repesented at Appalachian State since its program graduates 6% more men than average.


About 86% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Appalachian State are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Appalachian State University with a bachelor's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 144
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Appalachian State also has a doctoral program available in design. In 2021, 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 NC, the home state for Appalachian State University.

Occupation Jobs in NC Average Salary in NC
Graphic Designers 6,460 $49,700
Professors 5,220 $70,590
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,860 $66,640
Photographers 1,450 $33,630
Interior Designers 1,320 $54,650


*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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