Design & Applied Arts at Purdue University - Main Campus
Purdue is located in West Lafayette, Indiana and has a total student population of 45,500. Of the 7,568 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University - Main Campus in 2019, 67 of them were design and applied arts majors.
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.
Purdue Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Design
- Master’s Degree in Design
Purdue Design & Applied Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Purdue compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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 Purdue 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.
|Best Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools||15|
Earnings of Purdue Design Graduates
The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purdue is $37,600. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 22% higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.
Design Student Demographics at Purdue
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Purdue University - Main Campus.
Purdue Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Purdue University - Main Campus with a bachelor's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Purdue Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Purdue University - Main Campus with a master's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Purdue 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 IN, the home state for Purdue University - Main Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in IN||Average Salary in IN|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||2,030||$68,070|
|Commercial and Industrial Designers||660||$65,520|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Abhijitsathe under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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