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Design & Applied Arts at Wentworth Institute of Technology

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Design & Applied Arts at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Every design and applied arts school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the design program at Wentworth Institute of Technology stacks up to those at other schools.

WIT is located in Boston, Massachusetts and approximately 4,516 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 69 design majors received their bachelor's degree from WIT.

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.

WIT Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

WIT Design & Applied Arts Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks design programs across the country. The following shows how WIT performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at WIT 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 8
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 12
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 62
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 67
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Schools 109

How Much Do Design Graduates from WIT Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at WIT is $48,800. This is 58% higher than $30,900, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at WIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

WIT Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

43% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 69 design majors earned their bachelor's degree from WIT. Of these graduates, 57% were men and 43% were women. The typical design bachelor's degree program is made up of only 33% men. So male students are more repesented at WIT since its program graduates 23% more men than average.

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

About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at WIT 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 Wentworth Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in design.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 54
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

WIT 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 MA, the home state for Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Occupation Jobs in MA Average Salary in MA
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,190 $99,540
Graphic Designers 5,680 $64,010
Art Directors 1,310 $97,810
Interior Designers 1,240 $66,250
Photographers 1,220 $65,090


*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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