Design & Applied Arts at Western Washington University
WWU is located in Bellingham, Washington and approximately 16,142 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,785 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Western Washington University in 2019, 62 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.
WWU Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Design
WWU Design & Applied Arts Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the design progam at WWU 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 WWU 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 Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools||222|
How Much Do Design Graduates from WWU Make?
The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at WWU is $38,600. This is 25% higher than $30,900, which is the national average for all design bachelor's degree recipients.
Design Student Demographics at WWU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at Western Washington University.
WWU Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Western Washington University with a bachelor's in design.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||6|
WWU 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 Western Washington University.
|Occupation||Jobs in WA||Average Salary in WA|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||1,930||$67,430|
*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 Bobak Ha’Eri under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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