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Design & Applied Arts at Kent State University at Kent

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Design & Applied Arts at Kent State University at Kent

If you plan to study design and applied arts, take a look at what Kent State University at Kent has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Kent State is located in Kent, Ohio and has a total student population of 27,716. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 226 students received a bachelor's degree in design from Kent State.

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.

Kent State Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

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

Kent State Design & Applied Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how Kent State 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 Kent 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 54
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 94

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in design from Kent State. This makes it the #79 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Design Graduates from Kent State Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Kent State is $36,000. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 17% higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.

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Design Student Demographics at Kent State

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

Kent State Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

87% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 226 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Design & Applied Arts from Kent State in 2018-2019, 13% were men and 87% were women.

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

About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Kent State 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 Kent State University at Kent with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Kent State University at Kent
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 161
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Kent State Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

100% Women
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of design master's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.

Kent State 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 Kent State University at Kent with a master's in design.

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

Kent State 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 OH, the home state for Kent State University at Kent.

Occupation Jobs in OH Average Salary in OH
Graphic Designers 7,120 $50,130
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 4,110 $84,160
Interior Designers 2,170 $55,230
Photographers 1,880 $42,370
Art Directors 1,100 $82,630

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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