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417 students earned Design degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

A Design & Applied Arts major is the 57th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 414
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 21.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 64.7%
  • Other Races: 2.6%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in New York

In this state, there are 71,920 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in New York

In this state, design grads earn an average of $76,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $71,430.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in New York that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,069 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 15%.

#2

The New School

New York
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
10,432 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
588 Total Students

4% of the teachers are full time. 69% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
4,562 Total Students

37% of the teachers are full time. The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $44,473.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $42,397. The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
16,254 Total Students

In their early career, RIT grads earn an average salary of $46,500. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at RIT. This private school has an average net price of $30,068.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,726 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,760.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
22,850 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,923 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,800 a year.

#10

Alfred University

Alfred
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,382 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in NY

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Architecture Professors 18% $119,770
Professors 17% $88,970
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 17% $78,520
Set and Exhibit Designers 13% $67,900
Artists 9% $68,200
Commercial and Industrial Designers 8% $68,520
Interior Designers 8% $62,760
Graphic Designers 8% $59,840
Art Directors 8% $108,470
Multimedia Artists and Animators 7% $79,630
Fashion Designers 3% $79,110
Photographers -6% $43,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Music 1,193
Fine & Studio Arts 872
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 452
Drama & Theater Arts 341
Other Visual Art 268
Arts & Media Management 185
Dance 34
General Visual & Performing Arts 20

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