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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 2,117 students earned their Design degrees in GA.

In terms of popularity, Design & Applied Arts is the 19th most popular major in the state out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,082
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 451
Master’s Degree 245
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 182
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 182
Associate’s Degree 157

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 20.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 46.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.4%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Georgia

There are 16,550 people in the state and 756,760 people in the nation working in design jobs.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Georgia

In this state, design grads earn an average of $62,000. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Georgia that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,023 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
14,086 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,355. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%.

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,483 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,424. 100% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Chattahoochee Technical College grads earn an average salary of $24,400.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,409 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $7,274. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#4

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
100 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,124 Total Students

In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $28,600. 18% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,213.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
1,246 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,707.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,219 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending CGTC will pay a net price of $2,427. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,051 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,200 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,333. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
32,723 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,927. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,795. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
208 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $32,931.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in GA

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Set and Exhibit Designers 39% $55,280
Multimedia Artists and Animators 21% $57,020
Designers 20% $62,440
Professors 15% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 15% $64,250
Architecture Professors 14% $92,890
Interior Designers 14% $48,730
Commercial and Industrial Designers 14% $57,820
Graphic Designers 8% $49,440
Art Directors 7% $96,810
Artists 6% $100,780
Photographers -12% $36,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Fine & Studio Arts 924
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 768
Music 504
Drama & Theater Arts 412
Arts & Media Management 147
General Visual & Performing Arts 69
Dance 33

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