Design & Applied Arts at The University of Texas at Austin
UT Austin is located in Austin, Texas and approximately 51,832 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 36 design majors received their bachelor's degree from UT Austin.
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.
UT Austin Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Design
- Master’s Degree in Design
UT Austin Design & Applied Arts Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how UT Austin performed in these rankings.
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 UT Austin 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.
|Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools||194|
|Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Schools||962|
How Much Do Design Graduates from UT Austin Make?
The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at UT Austin is $44,400. This is 44% higher than $30,900, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.
Design Student Demographics at UT Austin
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at The University of Texas at Austin.
UT Austin Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program
About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at UT Austin are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
UT Austin Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a master's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UT Austin also has a doctoral program available in design. In 2019, 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 TX, the home state for The University of Texas at Austin.
|Occupation||Jobs in TX||Average Salary in TX|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||6,240||$71,520|
*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 Reid Sullivan under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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