Design & Applied Arts at Iowa State University
Iowa State is located in Ames, Iowa and approximately 31,822 students attend the school each year. Of the 6,998 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in 2021, 239 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.
Iowa State Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Design
- Master’s Degree in Design
Iowa State Design & Applied Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how Iowa State performed in these rankings.
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 Iowa 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 Iowa State Make?
The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Iowa State is $37,065. This is 13% higher than $32,733, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.
Design Student Demographics at Iowa State
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Iowa State University.
Iowa State Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||12|
Iowa State Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program
Of the students who received a design master's degree from Iowa State, 55% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Iowa State University with a master's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Iowa 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 IA, the home state for Iowa State University.
|Occupation||Jobs in IA||Average Salary in IA|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||1,110||$80,700|
|Commercial and Industrial Designers||650||$60,750|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Jamo2008 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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