Design & Applied Arts at San Francisco State University
SFSU is located in San Francisco, California and approximately 27,349 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 193 students received a bachelor's degree in design from SFSU.
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.
SFSU Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Design
- Master’s Degree in Design
SFSU Design & Applied Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how SFSU 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 SFSU 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools||162|
How Much Do Design Graduates from SFSU Make?
The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at SFSU is $37,384. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 14% higher than the national average of $32,733 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.
Design Student Demographics at SFSU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at San Francisco State University.
SFSU Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 27% 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 San Francisco State University with a bachelor's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||43|
SFSU Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from San Francisco State University with a master's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
SFSU 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 CA, the home state for San Francisco State University.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||10,760||$87,960|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||9,710||$115,460|
*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 Briantrejo under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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