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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Arizona

759 Design students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Design & Applied Arts is the 50th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 329
Associate’s Degree 195
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 152
Master’s Degree 57
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 19
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.6%
  • White: 54.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.1%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Arizona

10,020 people in the state and 756,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Arizona

In this state, design grads earn an average of $54,030. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Arizona that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

244 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
51,585 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,644.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at NAU. 94% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,387 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,717.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
160 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $9,996.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,744 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it.

#6

Phoenix College

Phoenix
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,959 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,227. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. A typical student attending Pima County Community College District will pay a net price of $3,817. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
19 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.70%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $16,758.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,081 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, GateWay Community College grads earn an average salary of $32,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in AZ

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Set and Exhibit Designers 15% $33,990
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 14% $77,480
Professors 12% $62,170
Commercial and Industrial Designers 11% $74,430
Graphic Designers 11% $47,040
Interior Designers 8% $0
Art Directors 8% $69,560
Multimedia Artists and Animators 6% $63,320
Photographers -8% $27,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Fine & Studio Arts 6,459
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 431
Music 277
Drama & Theater Arts 199
General Visual & Performing Arts 140
Dance 91
Arts & Media Management 69
Other Visual Art 1

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