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Design & Applied Arts at Ohio State University - Main Campus

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 Ohio State University - Main Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

Ohio State is located in Columbus, Ohio and has a total student population of 61,391. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 students received a bachelor's degree in design from Ohio State.

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.

Ohio State Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Ohio State Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Ohio State 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 Ohio State 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 Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 509

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in design from Ohio State. This is the #110 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Ohio State Design Graduates

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Ohio State is $40,500. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 31% higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at Ohio State

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Ohio State University - Main Campus.

Ohio State Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

76% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 design majors earned their bachelor's degree from Ohio State. Of these graduates, 24% were men and 76% were women.

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

About 74% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Ohio State 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 Ohio State University - Main Campus with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Ohio State University - Main Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 34
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Ohio State 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 OH, the home state for Ohio State University - Main Campus.

Occupation Jobs in OH Average Salary in OH
Graphic Designers 7,120 $50,130
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 4,110 $84,160
Interior Designers 2,170 $55,230
Photographers 1,880 $42,370
Art Directors 1,100 $82,630


*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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