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Design & Applied Arts at George Mason University

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Design & Applied Arts at George Mason University

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

GMU is located in Fairfax, Virginia and approximately 37,863 students attend the school each year.

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.

GMU Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Design

GMU Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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Design Student Demographics at GMU

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

GMU Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

100% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The design program at GMU awarded 5 master's degrees in 2018-2019. About 0% of these degrees went to men with the other 100% going to women.

GMU Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Master's Degree Grads

In the design master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 40% of degree recipients. That is 6% better than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at George Mason University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 0
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 VA, the home state for George Mason University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Graphic Designers 5,000 $60,540
Interior Designers 1,210 $52,670
Photographers 860 $37,420
Art Directors 510 $91,770

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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