Design & Applied Arts at Northeastern University
Northeastern is located in Boston, Massachusetts and approximately 21,627 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 55 students received a bachelor's degree in design from Northeastern.
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.
Northeastern Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Design
- Master’s Degree in Design
Northeastern Design & Applied Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Northeastern 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 Northeastern 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.
|Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools||4|
|Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools||360|
How Much Do Design Graduates from Northeastern Make?
The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Northeastern is $54,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 75% higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.
Design Student Demographics at Northeastern
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Northeastern University.
Northeastern Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its design bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Northeastern Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a master's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Northeastern 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 MA, the home state for Northeastern University.
|Occupation||Jobs in MA||Average Salary in MA|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||6,190||$99,540|
*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 (User:Piotrus) under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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