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Design & Applied Arts Schools in Maryland

106 students earned Design degrees in Maryland in the 2018-2019 year.

A Design & Applied Arts major is the 55th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 105
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.7%
  • Black or African American: 7.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 34.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 40.6%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 8,940 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Maryland

In this state, design grads earn an average of $64,500. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Maryland that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

94 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,227 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. In their early career, MICA grads earn an average salary of $26,100.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
4,476 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,602 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $18,706.


Stevenson University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
3,579 Total Students

The 6.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. An average student at Stevenson will pay a net price of $26,099.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in MD

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Photographers 75% $35,670
Professors 8% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 7% $69,790
Designers 7% $70,770
Graphic Designers 6% $55,230
Interior Designers 6% $58,290
Art Directors 4% $65,400
Set and Exhibit Designers 4% $51,750
Artists 4% $86,970
Multimedia Artists and Animators 3% $57,990
Commercial and Industrial Designers 3% $59,980
Architecture Professors 0% $87,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Music 219
Fine & Studio Arts 72
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 41
Drama & Theater Arts 12
Other Visual Art 10
Arts & Media Management 9
Dance 4

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