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Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in New Hampshire

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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in New Hampshire

2 Colleges
$30,700 Avg Salary
$24,160 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Design & Applied Arts School for You

With 376 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, design and applied arts is the #24 most popular major in New Hampshire.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in New Hampshire ranking. This report analyzed 2 schools in New Hampshire to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in New Hampshire

Check out the design programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top New Hampshire Schools in Design

Our analysis found Southern New Hampshire University to be the best school for design and applied arts students who want to pursue a degree in New Hampshire. SNHU is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Manchester.

Design majors at SNHU take out an average of $19,419 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $202.

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Keene State College

Keene, NH

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Keene State College is a great place for design and applied arts students. Located in the town of Keene, Keene State is a public college with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that design majors at Keene State take out is $26,061. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $270, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 975
Connecticut 292
Maine 35
Rhode Island 263
Vermont 87

One of 9 majors within the area of study, design and applied arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,720

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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