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Design & Applied Arts at Temple University

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

Temple is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 37,236 students attend the school each year. Of the 6,572 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Temple University in 2021, 63 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.

Temple Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design
  • Master’s Degree in Design

Temple Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at Temple 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 Temple 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
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 139
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools 709

In 2021, 8 students received their master’s degree in design from Temple. This makes it the #56 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Design Graduates from Temple Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Temple is $43,047. This is 32% higher than $32,733, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at Temple

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

Temple Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

73% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The design program at Temple awarded 63 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 27% of these degrees went to men with the other 73% going to women.


About 73% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at Temple 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 Temple University with a bachelor's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 9
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 46
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Temple Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

88% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 8 students graduated with a master's degree in design from Temple. About 13% were men and 88% were women.


In the design master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 14% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a master's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Temple 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 Temple 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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