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Design & Applied Arts at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

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Design & Applied Arts at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona

If you plan to study design and applied arts, take a look at what Pennsylvania State University - Altoona has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

In 2019, 1 design major received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Altoona.

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.

Penn State Altoona Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Penn State Altoona Design & Applied Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Altoona performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at Penn State Altoona 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 505
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 960
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 1,035

Earnings of Penn State Altoona Design Graduates

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Altoona is $34,700. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 12% higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at Penn State Altoona

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Penn State Altoona Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
The design program at Penn State Altoona awarded 1 bachelor's degree in 2018-2019.

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

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University - Altoona with a bachelor's in design.

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

Penn State Altoona 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Altoona.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Graphic Designers 8,710 $53,050
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5,050 $80,740
Photographers 1,740 $34,790
Interior Designers 1,510 $57,730


*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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