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Design & Applied Arts at Robert Morris University

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Design & Applied Arts at Robert Morris University

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 Robert Morris University stacks up to those at other schools.

RMU is located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania and approximately 4,134 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 34 students received a bachelor's degree in design from RMU.

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.

RMU Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

RMU Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at RMU 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 RMU 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 Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 149

Earnings of RMU Design Graduates

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at RMU is $31,469. This is less than $32,733, which is the national average of all design majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Design Student Demographics at RMU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Robert Morris University.

RMU Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

68% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 34 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in design from RMU. About 32% were men and 68% were women.


About 82% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at RMU 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 Robert Morris University with a bachelor's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 28
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

RMU also has a doctoral program available in design. In 2021, 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 Robert Morris University.

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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