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Design & Applied Arts at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Design & Applied Arts at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and approximately 50,411 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 40 students received a bachelor's degree in design from Rutgers New Brunswick.

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.

Rutgers New Brunswick Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Rutgers New Brunswick Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Rutgers New Brunswick 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 Master’s Degree Schools 107

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in design from Rutgers New Brunswick. This is the #108 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

Design Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Rutgers New Brunswick Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 40 design students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Rutgers New Brunswick, about 30% were men and 70% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 14% more racial-ethnic minorities in its design bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 17
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Rutgers New Brunswick 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 NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Graphic Designers 5,980 $59,140
Professors 2,670 $73,660
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,070 $90,750
Interior Designers 1,440 $57,980
Photographers 1,400 $35,840


*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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