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Design & Applied Arts at York College of Pennsylvania

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Design & Applied Arts at York College of Pennsylvania

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

YCP is located in York, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 4,039. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 19 students received a bachelor's degree in design from YCP.

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.

YCP Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

YCP Design & Applied Arts Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The design major at YCP 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 Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 68
Best Design & Applied Arts Schools 114
Most Focused Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 149
Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 239

How Much Do Design Graduates from YCP Make?

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at YCP is $34,479. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 5% higher than the national average of $32,733 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


Design Student Demographics at YCP

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at York College of Pennsylvania.

YCP Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 19 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in design from YCP. About 21% were men and 79% were women.


About 79% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in design at YCP 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 York College of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in design.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

YCP also has a doctoral program available in design. In 2021, 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 PA, the home state for York College of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Graphic Designers 8,710 $53,050
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5,050 $80,740
Photographers 1,740 $34,790
Interior Designers 1,510 $57,730


*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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