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Design & Applied Arts at Pacific Northwest College of Art

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Design & Applied Arts at Pacific Northwest College of Art

If you plan to study design and applied arts, take a look at what Pacific Northwest College of Art has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Pacific Northwest College of Art is located in Portland, Oregon and has a total student population of 650. In 2019, 32 design majors received their bachelor's degree from Pacific Northwest College of Art.

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.

Pacific Northwest College of Art Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design
  • Master’s Degree in Design

Pacific Northwest College of Art Design & Applied Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how Pacific Northwest College of Art performed in these rankings.

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 Pacific Northwest College of Art 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 Master’s Degree Schools 14
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 31
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 49
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 79
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 94
Best Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 95
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 147
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 251
Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 292
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 306
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 351
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Schools 380

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in design from Pacific Northwest College of Art. This makes it the #79 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Pacific Northwest College of Art Design Graduates

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Pacific Northwest College of Art is $23,500. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $30,900 for all design students.

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Design Student Demographics at Pacific Northwest College of Art

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

Pacific Northwest College of Art Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 28% of design bachelor's degrees went to men and 72% went to women.

Pacific Northwest College of Art Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 59% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Pacific Northwest College of Art 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 Pacific Northwest College of Art with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Pacific Northwest College of Art
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 19
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Pacific Northwest College of Art Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

75% Women
Of the 4 students who graduated with a master’s in design from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2019, 25% were men and 75% were women.

Pacific Northwest College of Art Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pacific Northwest College of Art with a master's in design.

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

Pacific Northwest College of Art 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 OR, the home state for Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Occupation Jobs in OR Average Salary in OR
Graphic Designers 3,510 $56,690
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,350 $75,800
Art Directors 960 $108,830
Multimedia Artists and Animators 730 $72,190
Interior Designers 670 $57,100

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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