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Design & Applied Arts at Longwood University

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Design & Applied Arts at Longwood University

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

Longwood is located in Farmville, Virginia and approximately 4,468 students attend the school each year. Of the 996 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Longwood University in 2019, 24 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.

Longwood Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Longwood Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Longwood compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Longwood 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 Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 88
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 102
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 143
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 192
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 311
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 361

Design Student Demographics at Longwood

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

Longwood Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in design from Longwood. About 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical design bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at Longwood since its program graduates 17% more men than average.

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

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Longwood 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 Longwood University with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Longwood University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 16
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Longwood 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 VA, the home state for Longwood 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


*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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