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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Maryland

629 students earned Design degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

A Design & Applied Arts major is the 35th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 263
Associate’s Degree 183
Master’s Degree 105
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 54
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 23
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 23
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.5%
  • Black or African American: 14.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.2%
  • White: 38.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.9%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Maryland

8,940 people in the state and 756,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Maryland

Design grads earn an average of $64,500 in the state and $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Maryland that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

267 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,178 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

#2

Montgomery College

Rockville
121 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,720 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,585. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,865 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. In their early career, Harford Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,100.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,800 a year.

#5

Stevenson University

Stevenson
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,615 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 32% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

#6

Cecil College

North East
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,391 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $8,919. 76% of students get financical aid.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,886 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 43% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,923. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
6,320 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. 50% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,193 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. A typical student attending UMES will pay a net price of $17,745. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at UMES.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,882 Total Students

49% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending CSM will pay a net price of $7,621. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,800 a year.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in MD

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Photographers 75% $35,670
Professors 8% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 7% $69,790
Designers 7% $70,770
Graphic Designers 6% $55,230
Interior Designers 6% $58,290
Art Directors 4% $65,400
Set and Exhibit Designers 4% $51,750
Artists 4% $86,970
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3% $57,990
Commercial and Industrial Designers 3% $59,980
Architecture Professors 0% $87,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Fine & Studio Arts 751
Music 456
Drama & Theater Arts 167
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 136
General Visual & Performing Arts 102
Dance 48
Other Visual Art 25
Arts & Media Management 11

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