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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 274 students earned their Design degrees in AL.

As a degree choice, Design & Applied Arts is the 64th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Alabama

Design majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 188
Associate’s Degree 31
Master’s Degree 22
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 17
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 12
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a design major is more popular with women than with men.

Design & Applied Arts Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 11.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • White: 73.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.6%
  • Other Races: 1.5%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Alabama

There are 7,260 people in the state and 756,760 people in the nation working in design jobs.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a design grad in the state is $60,060, compared to a typical salary of $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Alabama that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $23,696. Graduates earn an average $39,500 after graduation.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

75% of the teachers are full time. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,232.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,274 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,299. 41% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,736 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,000 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,361. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#5

Samford University

Birmingham
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $37,500 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,057 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 38% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,419 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $23,800 after graduation.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,379 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,568 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $1,578.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,479 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. The 9.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,700 a year.

#10

Oakwood University

Huntsville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,636 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $21,800 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in AL

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Commercial and Industrial Designers 12% $64,170
Architecture Professors 10% $81,410
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9% $62,570
Professors 6% $19,900
Interior Designers 3% $50,140
Art Directors 3% $76,040
Graphic Designers 2% $41,760
Set and Exhibit Designers 0% $47,750
Multimedia Artists and Animators 0% $59,550
Artists -15% $61,280
Photographers -20% $35,820

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to design.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Fine & Studio Arts 402
Music 334
Drama & Theater Arts 171
Dance 60
Arts & Media Management 32
General Visual & Performing Arts 2

View all majors related to Design & Applied Arts

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