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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 12 students earned their Design degrees in CT.

In this state, Design & Applied Arts is the 120th most popular major out of a total 166 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.7%
  • White: 58.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Connecticut

6,490 people in the state and 756,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, design grads earn an average of $65,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Connecticut that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,089 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. In their early career, UBridgeport grads earn an average salary of $32,300.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at CCSU.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in CT

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Set and Exhibit Designers 10% $49,270
Commercial and Industrial Designers 8% $66,930
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6% $87,430
Art Directors 6% $89,940
Graphic Designers 6% $56,600
Multimedia Artists and Animators 5% $94,140
Professors 5% $0
Interior Designers 4% $0
Designers 4% $61,880
Artists 0% $54,390
Photographers -7% $38,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Music 185
Fine & Studio Arts 116
Drama & Theater Arts 64
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 32
Arts & Media Management 23

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