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Design & Applied Arts at Southern New Hampshire University

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Design & Applied Arts at Southern New Hampshire University

If you are interested in studying design and applied arts, you may want to check out the program at Southern New Hampshire University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

SNHU is located in Manchester, New Hampshire and has a total student population of 134,345. Of the 15,591 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University in 2021, 388 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.

SNHU Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Online Classes Are Available at SNHU

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, SNHU does offer online courses in design for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

SNHU Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at SNHU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at SNHU 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 Online Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1

Earnings of SNHU Design Graduates

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at SNHU is $37,976. This is 16% higher than $32,733, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at SNHU

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

SNHU Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

68% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 388 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Design & Applied Arts from SNHU in 2020-2021, 32% were men and 68% were women.


About 66% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at SNHU 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 Southern New Hampshire University with a bachelor's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 30
Hispanic or Latino 46
White 258
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 44

SNHU 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 NH, the home state for Southern New Hampshire University.

Occupation Jobs in NH Average Salary in NH
Graphic Designers 800 $51,710
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 330 $85,620
Photographers 190 $37,800
Professors 170 $63,850
Interior Designers 160 $54,020


*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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