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Design & Applied Arts at Marist College

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Design & Applied Arts at Marist College

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 Marist College stacks up to those at other schools.

Marist is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and approximately 6,600 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 29 design majors received their bachelor's degree from Marist.

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.

Marist Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Marist Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at Marist 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 175
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 207
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 410

How Much Do Design Graduates from Marist Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Marist is $38,263. This is 17% higher than $32,733, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at Marist

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

Marist Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

76% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 29 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Design & Applied Arts from Marist in 2020-2021, 24% were men and 76% were women.


About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Marist 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 Marist College with a bachelor's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 24
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Marist 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 NY, the home state for Marist College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Graphic Designers 21,350 $64,840
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Art Directors 8,320 $124,710
Fashion Designers 7,550 $95,830
Professors 6,440 $112,000


*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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