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Design & Applied Arts at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

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Design & Applied Arts at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus

What traits are you looking for in a design school? To help you decide if Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's design program.

Georgia Tech is located in Atlanta, Georgia and approximately 32,723 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 students received a bachelor's degree in design from Georgia Tech.

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.

Georgia Tech Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design
  • Master’s Degree in Design

Georgia Tech Design & Applied Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how Georgia Tech performed in these rankings.

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 design major at Georgia Tech 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 Popular Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 21
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 120
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 684

In 2019, 20 students received their master’s degree in design from Georgia Tech. This makes it the #21 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Georgia Tech Design Graduates

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Georgia Tech is $47,500. This is 54% higher than $30,900, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.

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Design Student Demographics at Georgia Tech

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus.

Georgia Tech Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

56% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 39 design majors earned their bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech. Of these graduates, 44% were men and 56% were women. The typical design bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at Georgia Tech since its program graduates 10% more men than average.

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

About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Georgia Tech are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 22
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Georgia Tech Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

55% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 20 design students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Georgia Tech, about 45% were men and 55% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 33% men graduate in design each year. Georgia Tech does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 12% more men than average.

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

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus with a master's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 8
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Georgia Tech 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 GA, the home state for Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus.

Occupation Jobs in GA Average Salary in GA
Graphic Designers 6,400 $54,260
Interior Designers 2,200 $53,800
Photographers 1,850 $45,270
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,390 $66,740
Multimedia Artists and Animators 1,090 $62,000

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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