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Design & Applied Arts at Prince George's Community College

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Design & Applied Arts at Prince George’s Community College

If you plan to study design and applied arts, take a look at what Prince George's Community College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

PGCC is located in Largo, Maryland and has a total student population of 11,788.

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.

PGCC Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Design (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Undergrad Certificate in Design (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Design

PGCC Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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Design Student Demographics at PGCC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Prince George’s Community College.

PGCC Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Program

20% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 80% of design associate's degrees went to men and 20% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in design only graduates about 33% men each year. The program at PGCC may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 47% more women than average.

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

PGCC does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in design graduates 66% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Prince George's Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 0
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 MD, the home state for Prince George's Community College.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Graphic Designers 3,030 $58,610
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,850 $74,160
Interior Designers 1,250 $66,140
Photographers 740 $39,640
Artists 540 $87,920

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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