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Design & Applied Arts at Brigham Young University - Provo

If you are interested in studying design and applied arts, you may want to check out the program at Brigham Young University - Provo. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

BYU is located in Provo, Utah and has a total student population of 34,318. Of the 7,007 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University - Provo in 2019, 154 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.

BYU Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

BYU Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at BYU 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 BYU 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
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 2
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 21
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 110

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in design from BYU. This is the #110 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Design Graduates from BYU Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at BYU is $29,900. This is less than $30,900, which is the national average of all design majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Design Student Demographics at BYU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Brigham Young University - Provo.

BYU Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

77% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 154 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in design from BYU. About 23% were men and 77% were women.

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

About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at BYU 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 Brigham Young University - Provo with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Brigham Young University - Provo
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 123
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

BYU 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 UT, the home state for Brigham Young University - Provo.

Occupation Jobs in UT Average Salary in UT
Graphic Designers 3,370 $48,130
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,280 $80,850
Commercial and Industrial Designers 660 $53,540
Art Directors 500 $103,570


*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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