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2021 Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

8 Colleges
$31,202 Avg Salary
$27,301 Avg Student Debt

Design & Applied Arts is the #35 most popular major in the country with 36,179 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 8 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for design majors pursuing an online .

Our 2021 rankings named New York School of Interior Design the most popular online school in the Middle Atlantic Region for design and applied arts students. NYSID is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of New York.

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Out of the 8 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Harford Community College landed the # 2 spot on the list. Harford Community College is a moderately-sized public school located in the rural area of Bel Air.

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Out of the 8 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Finger Lakes Community College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the rural area of Canandaigua, Finger Lakes Community College is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

The average amount in student loans that design majors at Finger Lakes Community College take out is $11,000. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $114.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a great place for design and applied arts students pursuing an online degree. Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Harrisburg.

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Out of the 8 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Community College of Allegheny County landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the large city of Pittsburgh, CCAC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Carnegie Mellon University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for design and applied arts students. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the city of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

Design majors at Carnegie Mellon take out an average of $23,000 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $239.

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#7

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

University of Baltimore ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. UB is a small public school located in the large city of Baltimore.

Design majors at UB take out an average of $56,750 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $661.

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#8

Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

Stevenson University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region ranking. Stevenson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Stevenson.

The average amount in student loans that design majors at Stevenson take out is $27,000. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $280.

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Explore the most popular online design and applied arts schools for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 4,739
Pennsylvania 1,272
Maryland 629
New Jersey 611
District of Columbia 55
Delaware 68

Design & Applied Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

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 8 schools only.

  • 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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