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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Washington

635 Design students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Design & Applied Arts major is the 38th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 296
Associate’s Degree 201
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 115
Master’s Degree 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 11.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.4%
  • White: 57.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.4%
  • Other Races: 14.5%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Washington

12,640 people in the state and 756,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Washington

In this state, design grads earn an average of $66,270. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Washington that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Bellevue College

Bellevue
85 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,226 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 41% of students receive it. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,021.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,802 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 58% get financial aid.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.70%. 86% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,900 after graduation. 61% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,949 Total Students

The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $32,900 after graduation.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,905 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,184 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $7,061. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
625 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,448. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 52%. The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

A typical student attending Wazzu will pay a net price of $15,768. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. Graduates earn an average $40,600 after graduation.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in WA

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Multimedia Artists and Animators 43% $90,540
Designers 42% $61,350
Art Directors 33% $102,440
Graphic Designers 22% $58,450
Professors 18% $65,210
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 18% $61,280
Architecture Professors 17% $0
Set and Exhibit Designers 10% $42,200
Commercial and Industrial Designers 9% $80,510
Interior Designers 9% $59,680
Fashion Designers 8% $61,340
Artists 6% $43,470
Photographers -5% $44,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Music 463
Fine & Studio Arts 434
Drama & Theater Arts 251
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 148
Dance 68
Arts & Media Management 41
Other Visual Art 21
General Visual & Performing Arts 5

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