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Design Schools in Arizona

There are 15 Arizona schools offering design programs. 961 students graduated from programs at Arizona design schools in 2010. 646 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 199 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

833 students graduate from design programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of design students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 98 students graduated with design certificates, 199 with a degree at the associate's level, 646 with a bachelor's level degree, and 18 with a master's level degree.

15 design schools are in Arizona. And of these, while eight schools are public, seven schools are private. While tuition at a private design school varies from $17,316 to $27,125, tuition at a public design school is $7,672.

Average tuition for programs in design is $10,647. While the highest tuition for design programs, which is $27,125 each year, is at Collins College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,672 each year, is at Northern Arizona University.

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

Design Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

833 students graduate from design programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 3% of design students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 98 students graduated with design certificates, 199 with a degree at the associate's level, 646 with a bachelor's level degree, and 18 with a master's level degree.

Design Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 55
  • Certificate 2007: 67
  • Certificate 2008: 79
  • Certificate 2009: 97
  • Certificate 2010: 98
  • Associate 2006: 345
  • Associate 2007: 286
  • Associate 2008: 223
  • Associate 2009: 256
  • Associate 2010: 199
  • Bachelor 2006: 328
  • Bachelor 2007: 340
  • Bachelor 2008: 397
  • Bachelor 2009: 666
  • Bachelor 2010: 646
  • Master 2006: 12
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 6
  • Master 2009: 14
  • Master 2010: 18

Design Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 49 design programs. Of these programs, about 38.8% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 14
  • Associate: 19
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 1

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31900
  • 25th Percentile: 41010
  • Median: 49970
  • 75th Percentile: 61630
  • 90th Percentile: 74330

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23280
  • 25th Percentile: 30760
  • Median: 34360
  • 75th Percentile: 37870
  • 90th Percentile: 59110

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22990
  • 25th Percentile: 35690
  • Median: 61670
  • 75th Percentile: 83290
  • 90th Percentile: 101140

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16850
  • 25th Percentile: 18580
  • Median: 23660
  • 75th Percentile: 27730
  • 90th Percentile: 30070

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32660
  • 25th Percentile: 54030
  • Median: 74510
  • 75th Percentile: 92740
  • 90th Percentile: 107540

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33040
  • 25th Percentile: 47270
  • Median: 57110
  • 75th Percentile: 74980
  • 90th Percentile: 93610

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27130
  • 25th Percentile: 32960
  • Median: 41150
  • 75th Percentile: 49450
  • 90th Percentile: 65170

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 16380
  • 25th Percentile: 18220
  • Median: 21970
  • 75th Percentile: 27650
  • 90th Percentile: 38820

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 38220
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36290
  • Median Salary 2007: 40780
  • Median Salary 2008: 42630
  • Median Salary 2009: 48340
  • Median Salary 2010: 49970
  • Total Employed 2006: 1370
  • Total Employed 2007: 940
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 880
  • Total Employed 2010: 830

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47070
  • Median Salary 2007: 46730
  • Median Salary 2008: 48840
  • Median Salary 2009: 55255
  • Median Salary 2010: 61670
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23300
  • Median Salary 2007: 24110
  • Median Salary 2008: 24220
  • Median Salary 2009: 23720
  • Median Salary 2010: 23660
  • Total Employed 2006: 940
  • Total Employed 2007: 1070
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 700
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60270
  • Median Salary 2007: 65200
  • Median Salary 2008: 69690
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 74510
  • Total Employed 2006: 1910
  • Total Employed 2007: 1930
  • Total Employed 2008: 2000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1740

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50580
  • Median Salary 2007: 53780
  • Median Salary 2008: 55770
  • Median Salary 2009: 57860
  • Median Salary 2010: 57110
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31300
  • Median Salary 2007: 34370
  • Median Salary 2008: 34330
  • Median Salary 2009: 30460
  • Median Salary 2010: 34360
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 125
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33140
  • Median Salary 2007: 34285
  • Median Salary 2008: 35790
  • Median Salary 2009: 37270
  • Median Salary 2010: 38220
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 24530
  • Median Salary 2007: 26750
  • Median Salary 2008: 26070
  • Median Salary 2009: 25600
  • Median Salary 2010: 21970
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38530
  • Median Salary 2007: 39040
  • Median Salary 2008: 40350
  • Median Salary 2009: 41480
  • Median Salary 2010: 41150
  • Total Employed 2006: 3940
  • Total Employed 2007: 3920
  • Total Employed 2008: 3680
  • Total Employed 2009: 3260
  • Total Employed 2010: 3140

Arizona vs National Design Employment

Arizona vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.341% (7200)

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1. The Art Institute of Tucson - Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 318-2719

The Art Institute of Tucson-Tucson is near the heart of downtown. AI offers five programs in design. More specifically, students are offered two design degrees at the associate's level by this college and three bachelor's level degrees in design. It is one of 2 art colleges in Arizona.

2. ITT Technical Institute - Phoenix

10220 North 25th Ave- Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 749-7900

ITT Technical Institute-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 9.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects including legal assisting, nursing, and business administration. ITT Tech offers students eight degrees at the associates level and six degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 568 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This technical college is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona.

3. Collins College

4750 S 44th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(480) 966-3000

Collins College offers four design programs. Out of those, it offers students one design degree at the associate's level and three degrees at the bachelor's level in design. This school, which is 6.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Phoenix, AZ. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Tempe

5005 S. Wendler Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282
(602) 437-7500

ITT Technical Institute-Tempe offers one program in design and it is near the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

5. The Art Institute of Phoenix - Phoenix

2233 W Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021-2859
(602) 331-7500

The Art Institute of Phoenix-Phoenix offers three design programs. Out of those, students are offered one design degree at the associate's level by AI and two bachelor's level design degrees. AI is near the center of the city. This specialized college is one of 2 art colleges in Arizona.

6. The American Institute of Interior Design

13014 N. Saguaro Blvd.- Suite 206
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 946-9601

The American Institute of Interior Design offers one program in design and it is located in town of Fountain Hills, Arizona. It is one of 40 vocational schools in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering design.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Tucson

1455 W. River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704-5829
(520) 408-7488

ITT Technical Institute-Tucson is located in the suburbs of Tucson, Arizona and ITT offers one program in design. ITT Tech is one of 7 technical colleges in Arizona.

8. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Prescott, AZ. Students are offered 36 certificates and 29 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 8,410 students pursued degrees from the 47 programs at this community college. This community college offers subjects such as business management and design. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

9. The Art Center Design College - Tucson

2525 N Country Club Rd
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 325-0123

The Art Center Design College-Tucson is near the heart of downtown. This school offers four design programs. Specifically, this school offers students two associate's level design degrees and two bachelor's level design degrees. Overall, 261 students seek degrees in ten programs at this school.

10. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College offers two programs in design. This college offers two associate's level degrees in design to students. This college, which is 3.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. Overall, 36,823 students seek degrees in 112 Pima Community College programs. In terms of programs, this community college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering design.

11. The East Valley Institute of Technology

1601 W Main St
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 461-4000

The East Valley Institute of Technology, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Mesa, AZ and it offers one design program. 240 students pursue degrees in 31 programs at this technical college, overall.

12. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is located in a rural setting. It offers four design programs. Of those, this college offers two design certificates to students and two design degrees at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

13. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers two design programs. Students are offered two design degrees at the bachelor's level by NAU. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering design.

14. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers three design programs. Out of those, this college offers students two design certificates and one associate's level degree in design. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering design.

15. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. It offers subjects including early childhood education and health science. This liberal arts college offers 29 certificates, 152 bachelors level degrees, 97 masters level degrees, and one doctoral level degree to students. 1,132 students pursued degrees from the 188 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. It is the only liberal arts college in Arizona.

16. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is near the heart of downtown. It offers six design programs. More specifically, students are offered four design certificates by this big college and two design degrees at the associate's level. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

17. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is 2.4 miles from the center of the city. It offers six design programs. More specifically, it offers three design certificates to students and three associate's level degrees in design. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Arizona offering design in terms of programs.

18. GateWay Community College

108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 392-5000

GateWay Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Phoenix, AZ. This college offers two design programs. More specifically, it offers students one design certificate and one associate's level design degree. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.