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

A Design & Applied Arts major is the 86th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 18

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 44.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 50.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 7,660 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Iowa

In this state, design grads earn an average of $52,640. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
33,372 Total Students

84% of the teachers are full time. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending Iowa State will pay a net price of $15,140.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in IA

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Artists 15% $51,650
Multimedia Artists and Animators 14% $49,690
Architecture Professors 12% $70,150
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $72,480
Designers 12% $30,190
Professors 9% $54,370
Commercial and Industrial Designers 8% $58,390
Interior Designers 6% $42,690
Graphic Designers 6% $40,720
Art Directors 4% $70,970
Photographers -11% $25,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Music 71
Fine & Studio Arts 68
Drama & Theater Arts 22
Other Visual Art 12
Dance 7
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4
General Visual & Performing Arts 4

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