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Design & Applied Arts Schools in New Jersey

611 students earned Design degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Design & Applied Arts is the 47th most popular major in the state out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 403
Associate’s Degree 177
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 27
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 27
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.2%
  • Black or African American: 10.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.1%
  • White: 44.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 12.8%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 17,170 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in New Jersey

Design grads earn an average of $59,140 in the state and $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
21,115 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at Montclair State. In their early career, Montclair State grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,056 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
3,468 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,686 Total Students

A typical student attending Mercer County Community College will pay a net price of $5,125. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 37% of students get financical aid.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,352 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,678. In their early career, Bergen Community College grads earn an average salary of $27,200. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#7

Centenary University

Hackettstown
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,802 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $20,117. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,890 Total Students

A typical student attending RCBC will pay a net price of $7,107. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. In their early career, RCBC grads earn an average salary of $27,600.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,856 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,987. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

#9

Seton Hall University

South Orange
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
10,162 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in NJ

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Professors 11% $62,670
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 8% $75,310
Architecture Professors 8% $0
Commercial and Industrial Designers 6% $75,460
Interior Designers 6% $54,210
Fashion Designers 6% $59,470
Multimedia Artists and Animators 5% $81,000
Art Directors 5% $100,060
Graphic Designers 1% $55,100
Photographers -31% $27,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Fine & Studio Arts 942
Music 652
Drama & Theater Arts 248
General Visual & Performing Arts 142
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 131
Dance 92
Arts & Media Management 19
Other Visual Art 2

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