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Design & Applied Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College

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Design & Applied Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College

What traits are you looking for in a design school? To help you decide if Northwest Mississippi Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's design program.

NWCC is located in Senatobia, Mississippi and approximately 7,537 students attend the school each year.

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.

NWCC Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Design (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Design

NWCC Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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Design Student Demographics at NWCC

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

NWCC Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Program

33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 67% of design associate's degrees went to men and 33% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in design only graduates about 33% men each year. The program at NWCC may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 33% more women than average.

NWCC Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in design at NWCC are white. Around 67% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College with a associate's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Northwest Mississippi Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 MS, the home state for Northwest Mississippi Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
Graphic Designers 830 $42,640
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 660 $62,540
Photographers 230 $44,770
Interior Designers 120 $56,960
Art Directors 50 $58,350

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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