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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Texas

1,784 students earned Design degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Design & Applied Arts is the 47th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 982
Associate’s Degree 414
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 196
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 196
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 151
Master’s Degree 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.6%
  • Black or African American: 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.8%
  • White: 41.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.9%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 38,970 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Texas

In this state, design grads earn an average of $61,660. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 60 colleges in Texas that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

220 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,755 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 80%. The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,000 a year.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at Texas State.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,668 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,992. 41% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
38,241 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,600 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
40,799 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

South Plains College

Levelland
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,310 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,913.

#7

San Antonio College

San Antonio
56 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,573 Total Students

76% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $4,642. The full-time teacher rate is 44%.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
661 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,324 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at U of H. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
947 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. An average student at The Art Institute of Houston will pay a net price of $20,980.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
671 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, The Art Institute of San Antonio grads earn an average salary of $27,300.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in TX

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Interior Designers 16% $51,630
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 15% $67,000
Commercial and Industrial Designers 15% $65,700
Multimedia Artists and Animators 14% $72,910
Professors 13% $57,170
Art Directors 13% $72,080
Graphic Designers 13% $47,570
Architecture Professors 13% $80,040
Set and Exhibit Designers 11% $48,120
Artists 10% $41,500
Fashion Designers 5% $66,110
Designers -6% $54,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Music 2,249
Fine & Studio Arts 2,041
Drama & Theater Arts 920
General Visual & Performing Arts 332
Dance 221
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 183
Arts & Media Management 179

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