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Design Schools in Alabama

There are nine Alabama schools offering design programs. In 2010, 256 students graduated with degrees from Alabama design schools. 204 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 40 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 263 students graduate from design programs in Alabama per year. Specifically, one student graduated with design certificates, 40 with a degree at the associate's level, 204 with a bachelor's level degree, and 11 with a master's level degree.

Nine design schools are in this state. Out of these, four schools are public, while five schools are private. While tuition at a public design school is $7,900, tuition at a private design school varies from $12,300 to $26,730.

Average tuition for design programs is $13,297. While the highest tuition for design programs, which is $26,730 every year, is at Spring Hill College, the lowest tuition in Alabama, which is $7,900 every year, is at the University of Alabama.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in design.

Design Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 263 students graduate from design programs in Alabama per year. Specifically, one student graduated with design certificates, 40 with a degree at the associate's level, 204 with a bachelor's level degree, and 11 with a master's level degree.

Design Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 6
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 21
  • Associate 2008: 45
  • Associate 2009: 31
  • Associate 2010: 40
  • Bachelor 2006: 174
  • Bachelor 2007: 195
  • Bachelor 2008: 212
  • Bachelor 2009: 184
  • Bachelor 2010: 204
  • Master 2006: 8
  • Master 2007: 9
  • Master 2008: 7
  • Master 2009: 6
  • Master 2010: 11

Design Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of 17 programs in design. Of these programs, about 47.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 7
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 1

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21350
  • 25th Percentile: 30050
  • Median: 42300
  • 75th Percentile: 54280
  • 90th Percentile: 68040

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34020
  • 25th Percentile: 38440
  • Median: 46250
  • 75th Percentile: 55610
  • 90th Percentile: 64180

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 36745
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15900
  • 25th Percentile: 17330
  • Median: 19950
  • 75th Percentile: 23460
  • 90th Percentile: 28490

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54030
  • 25th Percentile: 67610
  • Median: 82220
  • 75th Percentile: 93620
  • 90th Percentile: 108100

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33600
  • 25th Percentile: 42310
  • Median: 58210
  • 75th Percentile: 71790
  • 90th Percentile: 85670

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24820
  • 25th Percentile: 30820
  • Median: 40270
  • 75th Percentile: 56150
  • 90th Percentile: 74780

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17610
  • 25th Percentile: 19650
  • Median: 22460
  • 75th Percentile: 25630
  • 90th Percentile: 43940

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25930
  • 25th Percentile: 29280
  • Median: 51250
  • 75th Percentile: 58390
  • 90th Percentile: 68880

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38865
  • Median Salary 2007: 40780
  • Median Salary 2008: 44550
  • Median Salary 2009: 45380
  • Median Salary 2010: 42300
  • Total Employed 2006: 360
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64200
  • Median Salary 2007: 40490
  • Median Salary 2008: 39860
  • Median Salary 2009: 38270
  • Median Salary 2010: 36745
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20050
  • Median Salary 2007: 19940
  • Median Salary 2008: 19880
  • Median Salary 2009: 19840
  • Median Salary 2010: 19950
  • Total Employed 2006: 1140
  • Total Employed 2007: 900
  • Total Employed 2008: 920
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 850

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70840
  • Median Salary 2007: 71700
  • Median Salary 2008: 75510
  • Median Salary 2009: 79420
  • Median Salary 2010: 82220
  • Total Employed 2006: 2320
  • Total Employed 2007: 2180
  • Total Employed 2008: 2330
  • Total Employed 2009: 2090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1920

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40470
  • Median Salary 2007: 38480
  • Median Salary 2008: 42650
  • Median Salary 2009: 54810
  • Median Salary 2010: 58210
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38360
  • Median Salary 2007: 40250
  • Median Salary 2008: 41550
  • Median Salary 2009: 42850
  • Median Salary 2010: 46250
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45025
  • Median Salary 2007: 47245
  • Median Salary 2008: 48770
  • Median Salary 2009: 50295
  • Median Salary 2010: 51250
  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 45
  • Total Employed 2008: 45
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19730
  • Median Salary 2007: 20550
  • Median Salary 2008: 20960
  • Median Salary 2009: 21700
  • Median Salary 2010: 22460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 990
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33320
  • Median Salary 2007: 35240
  • Median Salary 2008: 37100
  • Median Salary 2009: 39220
  • Median Salary 2010: 40270
  • Total Employed 2006: 1690
  • Total Employed 2007: 1760
  • Total Employed 2008: 1860
  • Total Employed 2009: 1880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1740

Alabama vs National Design Employment

Alabama vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.019% (5470)

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Mobile

3100 Cottage Hill Rd Bldg 3
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 472-4760

ITT Technical Institute-Mobile is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. ITT is one of several campuses. Students are offered seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level by it. 475 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at ITT in 2010. This technical college offers subjects such as computer programming and technology. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this technical college. ITT is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

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2. ITT Technical Institute - Madison

9238 Madison Blvd- Ste 500
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 542-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Madison is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is very close to Madison, Alabama, is located in a rural area. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as construction management, visual communications, and management. It offers seven associates level degrees and six degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 454 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 7 technical colleges in Alabama.

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3. Virginia College - Mobile

3725 Airport Blvd- Suite 165
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 378-3052

Virginia College-Mobile is near the heart of downtown and it offers one design program. Overall, 725 students pursue degrees in 20 Virginia College-Mobile programs. This small school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering design.

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4. ITT Technical Institute - Bessemer

6270 Park South Drive
Bessemer, AL 35022
(205) 497-5700

ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer is in Bessemer, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one design program. 1,020 students seek degrees in 17 ITT programs, overall. This technical college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering design.

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5. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. It is in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama. This community college offers subjects such as music and forensic accounting. Students are offered nine certificates and 13 associates level degrees by this community college. 1,731 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this college. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

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6. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. This school offers two design programs. It offers students two bachelor's level design degrees. Samford is a 4-year institution. Samford is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in design.

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7. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College is located in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one program in design. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering design.

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8. George C Wallace State Community College - Hanceville

801 Main St NW
Hanceville, AL 35077-2000
(256) 352-8000

George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville offers one program in design and this college, which is very close to Hanceville, Alabama, is located in a rural area. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering design in terms of programs.

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9. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers four programs in design. Of those, Auburn offers students three bachelor's level degrees in design and one design degree at the master's level. This university is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 25,078 students pursue degrees in 198 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, Auburn ranks second in the state of Alabama.

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10. Virginia College - Huntsville

2800 Bob Wallace Ave
Huntsville, AL 35805-9945
(256) 533-7387

Virginia College-Huntsville offers one program in design and this school is near the center of the city. Overall, 755 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this school. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in design.

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11. Spring Hill College

4000 Dauphin St
Mobile, AL 36608-1791
(251) 380-4000

Spring Hill College offers one program in design and Spring Hill, which is 6.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. This school is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. In terms of programs, this small school is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering design.

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12. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and UA offers one program in design. Overall, 30,127 students pursue degrees in 188 Alabama programs. It is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering design.