Undergraduate Certificate in Design & Applied Arts
Education Levels of Design Majors
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 2,388 students earned their undergraduate certificate in design. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in design at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Design Majors With Undergraduate Certificate
The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in design is $21,450. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.
A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $15,600 and the high is $26,300.
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in design is $11,804. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.
The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $13,418 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $9,374.
More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in design. About 60.7% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of design undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||243|
|Hispanic or Latino||592|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to design that offer undergraduate certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Fine & Studio Arts||6,187|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||922|
|Drama & Theater Arts||824|
*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Image Credit: By Szilas in the Budapest Museum of Applied Arts under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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