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Design & Applied Arts at University of Kentucky

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Design & Applied Arts at University of Kentucky

What traits are you looking for in a design school? To help you decide if University of Kentucky is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's design program.

UK is located in Lexington, Kentucky and has a total student population of 29,402. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 students received a bachelor's degree in design from UK.

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.

UK Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

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

UK Design & Applied Arts Rankings

The design major at UK 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.

In 2019, 2 students received their master’s degree in design from UK. This makes it the #97 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Design Graduates from UK Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at UK is $40,600. This is 31% higher than $30,900, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.

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Design Student Demographics at UK

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

UK Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 18 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in design from UK in 2019, 17% were men and 83% were women.

UK Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at UK 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 University of Kentucky with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at University of Kentucky
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UK Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

100% Women
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 students graduated with a master's degree in design from UK. About 0% were men and 100% were women.

UK Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a design master's degree from UK, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at University of Kentucky
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UK 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 KY, the home state for University of Kentucky.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Graphic Designers 1,800 $44,550
Professors 890 $50,500
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 790 $76,750
Photographers 400 $36,390
Interior Designers 370 $52,590

References

*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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