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Design & Applied Arts Schools in South Carolina

345 students earned Design degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Design & Applied Arts is the 44th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 221
Associate’s Degree 73
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 48
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in South Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 71.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in South Carolina

In this state, there are 4,830 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in South Carolina

Design grads earn an average of $61,680 in the state and $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
25,822 Total Students

The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 92%.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,351 Total Students

In their early career, Trident Technical College grads earn an average salary of $25,400. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,409. The full-time teacher rate is 47%.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
10,484 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,188. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,543 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. Graduates earn an average $29,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,705 Total Students

In their early career, Horry-Georgetown Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Bob Jones University

Greenville
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
3,008 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Bob Jones University will pay a net price of $12,565. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,477 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. This private school has an average net price of $17,561.

#8

Winthrop University

Rock Hill
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
5,865 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,123 Total Students

A typical student attending GTC will pay a net price of $6,899. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,181 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 37%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

Converse College

Spartanburg
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,455 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,841. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in SC

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 14% $56,740
Multimedia Artists and Animators 12% $35,440
Commercial and Industrial Designers 9% $74,830
Interior Designers 8% $42,780
Architecture Professors 8% $84,060
Graphic Designers 5% $39,380
Art Directors 4% $65,440
Set and Exhibit Designers 0% $0
Fashion Designers 0% $49,130
Photographers -13% $32,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Fine & Studio Arts 386
Music 265
Drama & Theater Arts 175
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 115
Arts & Media Management 96
Dance 33
Other Visual Art 25
General Visual & Performing Arts 6

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