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Design & Applied Arts at Marist College

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Design & Applied Arts at Marist College

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

Marist is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and has a total student population of 6,738. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 students received a bachelor's degree in design 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: 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 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 239
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 296
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 602

How Much Do Design Graduates from Marist Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Marist is $40,300. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 30% higher than the national average of $30,900 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

72% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 28% of design bachelor's degrees went to men and 72% went to women.

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

About 78% 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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Marist College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Marist 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 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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