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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Illinois

66 students earned Design degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Design & Applied Arts is the 114th most popular major out of a total 233 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 62
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 28.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 51.5%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Illinois

28,550 people in the state and 756,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to design.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Illinois

In this state, design grads earn an average of $63,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Illinois that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,639 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $43,013. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $39,600 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,002 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $54,300 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,753 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,917. 100% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Illinois Tech.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $58,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

DePaul University

Chicago
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,437 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
6,825 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in IL

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Graphic Designers 6% $53,410
Interior Designers 4% $49,690
Art Directors 4% $90,880
Commercial and Industrial Designers 4% $62,720
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2% $61,950
Multimedia Artists and Animators 2% $59,080
Artists 2% $65,560
Architecture Professors 0% $79,660
Designers -7% $72,450
Photographers -18% $31,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Music 433
Fine & Studio Arts 341
Drama & Theater Arts 118
Arts & Media Management 103
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 103
General Visual & Performing Arts 11
Other Visual Art 7
Dance 3

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