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Design & Applied Arts at Washington State University

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Design & Applied Arts at Washington State University

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

Wazzu is located in Pullman, Washington and has a total student population of 31,607. In 2019, 20 design majors received their bachelor's degree from Wazzu.

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.

Wazzu Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

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

Wazzu Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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

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 Wazzu 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 Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 25
Best Value Design & Applied Arts Master’s Degree Schools 28

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in design from Wazzu. This makes it the #72 most popular school for design master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Design Graduates from Wazzu Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Wazzu is $41,400. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 34% higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.

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Design Student Demographics at Wazzu

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

Wazzu Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

95% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 design majors earned their bachelor's degree from Wazzu. Of these graduates, 5% were men and 95% were women.

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

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 Washington State University with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Washington State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 10
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Wazzu Design & Applied Arts Master’s Program

100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of design master's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.

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

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

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

Wazzu 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 WA, the home state for Washington State University.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Graphic Designers 5,060 $60,530
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,930 $67,430
Interior Designers 1,370 $63,480
Professors 1,060 $74,330
Photographers 1,030 $48,020

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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