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Design & Applied Arts at Illinois Institute of Technology

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Design & Applied Arts at Illinois Institute of Technology

Every design and applied arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the design program at Illinois Institute of Technology stacks up to those at other schools.

Illinois Tech is located in Chicago, Illinois and approximately 6,753 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.

Illinois Tech Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Design

Illinois Tech Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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There were 0 student who received their doctoral degrees in design, making the school the #6 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Design Student Demographics at Illinois Tech

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

Illinois Tech Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

57% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 design majors earned their master's degree from Illinois Tech. Of these graduates, 43% were men and 57% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 33% men graduate in design each year. Illinois Tech does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 9% more men than average.

Illinois 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 Illinois Institute of Technology with a master's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Illinois Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 3
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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 Illinois Institute of Technology.

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


*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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