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Design Schools in Florida

There are 31 Florida schools offering design programs. In 2010, 1,597 students graduated with degrees from Florida design schools. 906 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 474 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,358 students graduate from design programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of design students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 137 students graduated with design certificates, 474 with an associate's level degree, 906 with a bachelor's level degree, and 80 with a degree at the master's level.

31 design schools are in Florida. Out of these, nine schools are public, while 22 schools are private. Tuition at a public design school varies from $4,635 to $5,238, while tuition at a private design school varies from $11,880 to $37,836.

Average tuition for programs in design is $16,530. The highest tuition for design programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,635 each year, is at the University of Florida.

Florida design schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Design Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

1,358 students graduate from design programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for 5% of design students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 137 students graduated with design certificates, 474 with an associate's level degree, 906 with a bachelor's level degree, and 80 with a degree at the master's level.

Design Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 30
  • Certificate 2007: 37
  • Certificate 2008: 34
  • Certificate 2009: 171
  • Certificate 2010: 137
  • Associate 2006: 709
  • Associate 2007: 476
  • Associate 2008: 267
  • Associate 2009: 395
  • Associate 2010: 474
  • Bachelor 2006: 640
  • Bachelor 2007: 930
  • Bachelor 2008: 777
  • Bachelor 2009: 836
  • Bachelor 2010: 906
  • Master 2006: 33
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 41
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 80

Design Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 74 design programs. Of these programs, approximately 51.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 19
  • Bachelor: 38
  • Master: 8

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22300
  • 25th Percentile: 33220
  • Median: 43520
  • 75th Percentile: 60960
  • 90th Percentile: 84090

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17110
  • 25th Percentile: 21490
  • Median: 35650
  • 75th Percentile: 52670
  • 90th Percentile: 76130

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17020
  • 25th Percentile: 19770
  • Median: 23280
  • 75th Percentile: 28160
  • 90th Percentile: 32500

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35140
  • 25th Percentile: 42760
  • Median: 50690
  • 75th Percentile: 69040
  • 90th Percentile: 102350

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33060
  • 25th Percentile: 40340
  • Median: 54910
  • 75th Percentile: 69090
  • 90th Percentile: 87680

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23610
  • 25th Percentile: 36910
  • Median: 47530
  • 75th Percentile: 61680
  • 90th Percentile: 78970

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23600
  • 25th Percentile: 48230
  • Median: 65290
  • 75th Percentile: 84040
  • 90th Percentile: 98180

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 17460
  • 25th Percentile: 20590
  • Median: 25500
  • 75th Percentile: 33090
  • 90th Percentile: 42160

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25390
  • 25th Percentile: 31280
  • Median: 39480
  • 75th Percentile: 50320
  • 90th Percentile: 63350

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39970
  • Median Salary 2007: 40640
  • Median Salary 2008: 41210
  • Median Salary 2009: 44290
  • Median Salary 2010: 43520
  • Total Employed 2006: 5020
  • Total Employed 2007: 4350
  • Total Employed 2008: 4260
  • Total Employed 2009: 3270
  • Total Employed 2010: 2990

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28370
  • Median Salary 2007: 28820
  • Median Salary 2008: 30090
  • Median Salary 2009: 35230
  • Median Salary 2010: 35650
  • Total Employed 2006: 860
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22200
  • Median Salary 2007: 24090
  • Median Salary 2008: 22840
  • Median Salary 2009: 23830
  • Median Salary 2010: 23280
  • Total Employed 2006: 3270
  • Total Employed 2007: 2910
  • Total Employed 2008: 2900
  • Total Employed 2009: 2520
  • Total Employed 2010: 2600

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63990
  • Median Salary 2007: 62750
  • Median Salary 2008: 63280
  • Median Salary 2009: 63780
  • Median Salary 2010: 65290
  • Total Employed 2006: 4590
  • Total Employed 2007: 4000
  • Total Employed 2008: 4240
  • Total Employed 2009: 4430
  • Total Employed 2010: 4720

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38900
  • Median Salary 2007: 51130
  • Median Salary 2008: 51880
  • Median Salary 2009: 58030
  • Median Salary 2010: 54910
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34000
  • Median Salary 2007: 36910
  • Median Salary 2008: 45150
  • Median Salary 2009: 45750
  • Median Salary 2010: 47530
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 320
  • Total Employed 2008: 370
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52200
  • Median Salary 2007: 46660
  • Median Salary 2008: 43460
  • Median Salary 2009: 44070
  • Median Salary 2010: 50690
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 22700
  • Median Salary 2007: 23260
  • Median Salary 2008: 27070
  • Median Salary 2009: 26860
  • Median Salary 2010: 25500
  • Total Employed 2006: 1540
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 820
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35430
  • Median Salary 2007: 36370
  • Median Salary 2008: 38080
  • Median Salary 2009: 38650
  • Median Salary 2010: 39480
  • Total Employed 2006: 11140
  • Total Employed 2007: 12290
  • Total Employed 2008: 13140
  • Total Employed 2009: 12200
  • Total Employed 2010: 11160

Florida vs National Design Employment

Florida vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 4.352% (23370)

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1. The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

750 NW 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 324-6070x7009

The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1937. This school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Miami, FL. It offers 20 certificates to students. In 2010, 912 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this vocational school. It offers subjects including early childhood education and electrical technology. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

2. The D G Erwin Technical Center

2010 E Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33610-8255
(813) 231-1800

The D G Erwin Technical Center, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL and it offers one design program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Florida.

3. The College of Business and Technology - Flagler

8230 W Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33144
(305) 273-4499x2200

The College of Business and Technology-Flagler is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1988. It is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers students nine certificates and eight associates level degrees. In 2010, 102 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science, medical coding, and accounting. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

4. Full Sail University

3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792-7429
(407) 679-0100

Full Sail University offers two design programs. Of those, Full Sail offers students one degree at the associate's level in design and one design degree at the master's level. It is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering design in terms of programs.

5. The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale

1799 SE 17th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-3000
(954) 463-3000x2122

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale-Fort Lauderdale is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown. This college offers ten design programs. Out of those, it offers students two certificates in design, three design degrees at the associate's level, and five design degrees at the bachelor's level. It is one of 4 art colleges in Florida.

6. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University offers one program in design and this school, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boca Raton, FL.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Miami

7955 NW 12th St- Ste 119
Miami, FL 33126
(305) 477-3080

ITT Technical Institute-Miami, which is just a few miles from Miami, is located in a rural area and it offers one design program. ITT Tech is a for-profit 4-year institution.

8. ITT Technical Institute - St. Petersburg

877 Executive Center Dr. West- Suite 100
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
(727) 209-4700

ITT Technical Institute-St. Petersburg is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 6.0 miles from the center of the city, is in St. Petersburg, FL. This very small school is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects such as game design and law. Students are offered eight associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level by this school. In 2010, 335 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at ITT. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits ITT Tech. It is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

9. Orlando Tech

301 W Amelia Street
Orlando, FL 32801-1197
(407) 246-7060

Orlando Tech offers one program in design and it is near the center of the city. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks seventh in the state of Florida.

10. The College of Business and Technology - Cutler Bay

19151 South Dixie Hwy # 205
Cutler Bay, FL 33157
(786) 693-8844

The College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2008. It is located in the suburbs of Cutler Bay, Florida. It is one of several campuses. This very small school offers subjects such as accounting, phlebotomy, and design. Students are offered ten certificates and eight degrees at the associates level by it. 216 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

11. ITT Technical Institute - Lake Mary

1400 South International Parkway South
Lake Mary, FL 32746
(407) 660-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Lake Mary is located in the suburbs of Lake Mary, Florida and it offers one design program. Overall, 670 students seek degrees in 16 programs at ITT Tech.

12. The AI Miami International University of Art and Design

1501 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33132-1418
(800) 225-9023

The AI Miami International University of Art and Design is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers nine design programs. Specifically, it offers students two associate's level degrees in design, four bachelor's level degrees in design, and three master's level degrees in design. It is one of 4 art colleges in Florida.

13. The Ringling College of Art and Design

2700 North Tamiami Tr
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895
(800) 255-7695

The Ringling College of Art and Design, which is 2.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Sarasota, FL. This college offers two design programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level design degrees by it. Overall, 1,368 students pursue degrees in six programs at this college. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering design.

14. ITT Technical Institute - Tampa

4809 Memorial Hwy
Tampa, FL 33634-7350
(813) 885-2244

ITT Technical Institute-Tampa is in the suburbs of Tampa, Florida and it offers one program in design. ITT Tech is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

15. Digital Media Arts College

5400 Broken Sound Blvd NW #100
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 391-1148x3805

Digital Media Arts College offers three programs in design. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in design, one design degree at the bachelor's level, and one design degree at the master's level. DMAC, which is near the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. 324 students pursue degrees in five DMAC programs, overall.

16. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Orlando

6039 South Rio Grande Avenue
Orlando, FL 32809
(407) 857-2300

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Orlando is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. IADT- Orlando offers two programs in design. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in design by it. Overall, 998 students pursue degrees in eight IADT- Orlando programs.

17. ITT Technical Institute - Tallahassee

2639 N Monroe St Building A Ste 100
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 422-6300

ITT Technical Institute-Tallahassee is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tallahassee, FL. It is one of several campuses. It offers students seven degrees at the associates level and four bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 255 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at ITT Tech. It offers subjects including management and game development. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this technical college. This school is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

18. The Robert Morgan Educational Center

18180 SW 122nd Ave
Miami, FL 33177
(305) 253-9920

The Robert Morgan Educational Center is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida and it offers one program in design. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in design.

19. The Tom P Haney Technical Center

3016 Hwy 77
Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 747-5500

The Tom P Haney Technical Center offers one program in design and this school, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Panama City, FL. 594 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this school, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Florida.

20. Winter Park Tech

901 Webster Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 622-2900

Winter Park Tech is located in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and this school offers one design program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering design programs.

21. American InterContinental University - South Florida

2250 North Commerce Pkwy
Weston, FL 33326
(954) 446-6100

American InterContinental University-South Florida offers four design programs. Students are offered four bachelor's level design degrees by this school. It is in the suburbs of Weston, Florida. Overall, 849 students pursue degrees in ten American InterContinental University-South Florida programs.

22. ITT Technical Institute - Fort Lauderdale

3401 S University Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
(954) 476-9300

ITT Technical Institute-Fort Lauderdale is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and it offers one program in design. 830 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this technical college, overall.

23. The College of Business and Technology - Miami

8765 SW 165 Ave- Suite 114
Miami, FL 33193
(305) 273-4499x1100

The College of Business and Technology-Miami offers one program in design and it is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida.

24. Flagler College - St Augustine

74 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-6481

Flagler College-St Augustine is in the suburbs of St. Augustine, Florida and it offers one design program. This liberal arts college is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

25. Southwest Florida College

1685 Medical Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33907-1108
(239) 939-4766

Southwest Florida College, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fort Myers, FL. It offers four design programs. Specifically, this school offers students one design certificate, two associate's level design degrees, and one bachelor's level design degree. Overall, 2,316 students seek degrees in 33 programs at SWFC.

26. South University - West Palm Beach

9801 Belvedere Road
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 273-6500

South University-West Palm Beach offers two programs in design. Specifically, it offers one design degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level design degree. SU is in the suburbs of Royal Palm Beach, Florida. Overall, 947 students seek degrees in 18 South University-West Palm Beach programs.

27. ITT Technical Institute - Jacksonville

7011 A.C. Skinner Pkwy- Suite 140
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 573-9100

ITT Technical Institute-Jacksonville is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Jacksonville, FL. This technical college is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers students six associates level degrees and four degrees at the bachelors level. 700 students sought degrees from the eight programs at this specialized school in 2010. ITT Tech offers subjects including visual communications and computer networking. ITT is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

28. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Tampa

5104 Eisenhower Blvd
Tampa, FL 33634
(813) 881-0007

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Tampa offers six design programs. Of those, it offers students three design degrees at the associate's level and three design degrees at the bachelor's level. IADT is located in the suburbs of Tampa, Florida. IADT- Tampa is a for-profit 4-year institution.

29. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa offers one design program and UT is 0.5 miles from the center of the city.

30. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 776-4476

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale offers one program in design and this school, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. 16,968 students seek degrees in 46 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale programs, overall. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in design.

31. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers two programs in design. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in design and one master's level design degree. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Florida offering design in terms of programs.

32. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tallahassee, FL. This university offers two design programs. This university offers students two bachelor's level design degrees. This university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering design.

33. Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
(863) 680-4111

Florida Southern College, which is near the center of the city, is in Lakeland, FL and this university offers one design program. This small university is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

34. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida offers three design programs. Of those, it offers students two bachelor's level degrees in design and one design degree at the master's level. This big university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Gainesville, FL. 49,827 students pursue degrees in 305 U of F programs, overall. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering design in terms of programs.

35. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. It offers two programs in design. U Miami offers two bachelor's level degrees in design to students. Overall, 15,657 students pursue degrees in 266 UM programs. In terms of programs, Miami is the tenth largest institution in the state of Florida offering design.

36. Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 803-2000

Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach is in the center of West Palm Beach and this school offers one design program. It is a 4-year institution.

37. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tallahassee, FL. FSU offers three design programs. Out of those, this university offers students two bachelor's level design degrees and one degree at the master's level in design. Overall, 40,416 students seek degrees in 281 Florida State programs. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks fourth in the state of Florida.

38. Seminole State College of Florida

100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
(407) 708-4722

Founded in 1965, Seminole State College of Florida is a public 4-year institution. Seminole State, which is near the center of the city, is located in Sanford, FL. Seminole State offers subjects including video production, film, and legal assisting. It offers 38 certificates, 33 associates level degrees, and one degree at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 18,028 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this big school. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

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