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In 2018-2019, 59 students earned their Design degrees in SD.

A Design & Applied Arts major is the 57th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in South Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 50
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 7
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 86.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.4%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in South Dakota

1,400 people in the state and 756,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in South Dakota

A typical salary for a design grad in the state is $43,950, compared to a typical salary of $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in South Dakota that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
12,104 Total Students

A typical student attending South Dakota State will pay a net price of $19,503. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,035 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,900 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,382 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,244. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,024 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,066 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,493 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. In their early career, NSU grads earn an average salary of $32,100. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in SD

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 15% $59,850
Interior Designers 6% $46,700
Graphic Designers 2% $35,120
Artists 0% $0
Art Directors 0% $0
Multimedia Artists and Animators 0% $41,050
Commercial and Industrial Designers 0% $41,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Fine & Studio Arts 64
Music 32
Drama & Theater Arts 31
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 6
General Visual & Performing Arts 2
Arts & Media Management 2

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