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Design Schools in Arkansas

There are nine schools in the state of Arkansas offering design programs. 118 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas design schools in 2010. 98 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

96 students graduate from programs in this state in design, on average, every year. More specifically, six students graduated with design certificates, 14 with a degree at the associate's level, and 98 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Nine design schools are located in this state. Out of these, while four schools are private, five schools are public. Tuition at a public design school varies from $4,918 to $6,908, while private design school tuition varies from $14,040 to $19,820.

Average tuition for programs in design is $12,562. The highest tuition for programs in design, which is $19,820 every year, is at Ouachita Baptist University, while the lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $4,918 every year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Design schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level students in design pursued degrees at the masters level.

Design Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

96 students graduate from programs in this state in design, on average, every year. More specifically, six students graduated with design certificates, 14 with a degree at the associate's level, and 98 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Design Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 42
  • Bachelor 2007: 53
  • Bachelor 2008: 56
  • Bachelor 2009: 66
  • Bachelor 2010: 98

Design Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 design programs. Of these programs, close to 53.8% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Design Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 7

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17760
  • 25th Percentile: 24670
  • Median: 29870
  • 75th Percentile: 38490
  • 90th Percentile: 64960

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 23680
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16120
  • 25th Percentile: 17680
  • Median: 20930
  • 75th Percentile: 24900
  • 90th Percentile: 29280

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19590
  • 25th Percentile: 22970
  • Median: 46500
  • 75th Percentile: 73190
  • 90th Percentile: 88210

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29910
  • 25th Percentile: 34710
  • Median: 47400
  • 75th Percentile: 61430
  • 90th Percentile: 70480

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 16110
  • 25th Percentile: 17770
  • Median: 21050
  • 75th Percentile: 40740
  • 90th Percentile: 45950

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21160
  • 25th Percentile: 25980
  • Median: 32340
  • 75th Percentile: 44380
  • 90th Percentile: 60260

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29740
  • Median Salary 2007: 32590
  • Median Salary 2008: 32080
  • Median Salary 2009: 35580
  • Median Salary 2010: 29870
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24760
  • Median Salary 2007: 25820
  • Median Salary 2008: 25100
  • Median Salary 2009: 24380
  • Median Salary 2010: 23680
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19110
  • Median Salary 2007: 19250
  • Median Salary 2008: 20710
  • Median Salary 2009: 21170
  • Median Salary 2010: 20930
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43500
  • Median Salary 2007: 44300
  • Median Salary 2008: 39000
  • Median Salary 2009: 45180
  • Median Salary 2010: 47400
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55600
  • Median Salary 2007: 54680
  • Median Salary 2008: 62790
  • Median Salary 2009: 61150
  • Median Salary 2010: 46500
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 660

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 17170
  • Median Salary 2007: 17905
  • Median Salary 2008: 18540
  • Median Salary 2009: 19795
  • Median Salary 2010: 21050
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 75
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30090
  • Median Salary 2007: 31960
  • Median Salary 2008: 31680
  • Median Salary 2009: 32480
  • Median Salary 2010: 32340
  • Total Employed 2006: 1040
  • Total Employed 2007: 1170
  • Total Employed 2008: 1150
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Arkansas vs National Design Employment

Arkansas vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.441% (2370)

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bentonville, AR and this college offers one program in design. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering design.

2. Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home offers one design program. Overall, 1,583 students pursue degrees in 29 Arkansas State University-Mountain Home programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Arkansas.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Little Rock

4520 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-9925
(501) 565-5550

ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock offers one program in design and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 638 students seek degrees in 17 ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock programs. ITT is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering design in terms of programs.

4. John Brown University

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
(479) 524-9500

John Brown University is in town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas and it offers one design program. JBU is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering design.

5. Ouachita Baptist University

410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Ouachita Baptist University is in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and OBU offers one design program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. This school ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

6. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College is located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one design program. 3,850 students pursue degrees in 49 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering design.

7. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three design programs. Specifically, students are offered one design certificate by it, one associate's level design degree, and one bachelor's level degree in design. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UAFS is the second biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering design in terms of programs.

8. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas offers one design program and it is located in town of Conway, Arkansas. Overall, 11,444 students pursue degrees in 110 University of Central Arkansas programs. In terms of enrollment, this medium-sized university ranks first in the state of Arkansas.

9. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University is in town of Searcy, Arkansas. This university offers three programs in design. It offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in design to students. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in design.