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Design Schools in Georgia

There are 18 schools in the state of Georgia offering design programs. 1,154 students graduated from programs at Georgia design schools in 2010. 760 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 185 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,051 students graduate from design programs in Georgia every year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from design programs. More specifically, 89 students graduated with design certificates, 120 with an associate's level degree, 760 with a bachelor's level degree, and 185 with a master's level degree.

18 design schools are located in this southeastern state. Of these, seven schools are public, while 11 schools are private. While tuition at a private design school varies from $14,227 to $29,570, tuition at a public design school varies from $5,340 to $8,716.

Average tuition for programs in design is $13,410. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,340 every year, is at Valdosta State University, the highest tuition for programs in design, which is $29,570 each year, is at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Georgia schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in design.

Design Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,051 students graduate from design programs in Georgia every year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from design programs. More specifically, 89 students graduated with design certificates, 120 with an associate's level degree, 760 with a bachelor's level degree, and 185 with a master's level degree.

Design Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 65
  • Certificate 2007: 80
  • Certificate 2008: 92
  • Certificate 2009: 105
  • Certificate 2010: 89
  • Associate 2006: 123
  • Associate 2007: 112
  • Associate 2008: 114
  • Associate 2009: 122
  • Associate 2010: 120
  • Bachelor 2006: 596
  • Bachelor 2007: 601
  • Bachelor 2008: 635
  • Bachelor 2009: 730
  • Bachelor 2010: 760
  • Master 2006: 89
  • Master 2007: 101
  • Master 2008: 108
  • Master 2009: 145
  • Master 2010: 185

Design Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 55 programs in design. Of these programs, approximately 47.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 9

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25390
  • 25th Percentile: 35880
  • Median: 47940
  • 75th Percentile: 65370
  • 90th Percentile: 82810

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32000
  • 25th Percentile: 37860
  • Median: 48050
  • 75th Percentile: 66810
  • 90th Percentile: 83960

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16100
  • 25th Percentile: 19620
  • Median: 25730
  • 75th Percentile: 33170
  • 90th Percentile: 37310

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20450
  • 25th Percentile: 30150
  • Median: 56750
  • 75th Percentile: 84330
  • 90th Percentile: 111730

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33750
  • 25th Percentile: 43620
  • Median: 57850
  • 75th Percentile: 71770
  • 90th Percentile: 85640

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25380
  • 25th Percentile: 29950
  • Median: 41730
  • 75th Percentile: 54120
  • 90th Percentile: 64160

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49010
  • 25th Percentile: 62000
  • Median: 76710
  • 75th Percentile: 93430
  • 90th Percentile: 111140

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 22600
  • 25th Percentile: 25200
  • Median: 27800
  • 75th Percentile: 31450
  • 90th Percentile: 45460

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27050
  • 25th Percentile: 33190
  • Median: 44630
  • 75th Percentile: 62380
  • 90th Percentile: 75210

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45850
  • Median Salary 2007: 46400
  • Median Salary 2008: 46600
  • Median Salary 2009: 45240
  • Median Salary 2010: 47940
  • Total Employed 2006: 2330
  • Total Employed 2007: 2200
  • Total Employed 2008: 1960
  • Total Employed 2009: 1680
  • Total Employed 2010: 1220

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31660
  • Median Salary 2007: 45530
  • Median Salary 2008: 53550
  • Median Salary 2009: 49000
  • Median Salary 2010: 48050
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21120
  • Median Salary 2007: 21210
  • Median Salary 2008: 21800
  • Median Salary 2009: 23330
  • Median Salary 2010: 25730
  • Total Employed 2006: 1660
  • Total Employed 2007: 1310
  • Total Employed 2008: 1110
  • Total Employed 2009: 950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65450
  • Median Salary 2007: 71530
  • Median Salary 2008: 72770
  • Median Salary 2009: 75320
  • Median Salary 2010: 76710
  • Total Employed 2006: 4280
  • Total Employed 2007: 4090
  • Total Employed 2008: 3670
  • Total Employed 2009: 3500
  • Total Employed 2010: 3570

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45900
  • Median Salary 2007: 48530
  • Median Salary 2008: 54490
  • Median Salary 2009: 59630
  • Median Salary 2010: 57850
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36850
  • Median Salary 2007: 23750
  • Median Salary 2008: 33190
  • Median Salary 2009: 36810
  • Median Salary 2010: 41730
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 310
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46630
  • Median Salary 2007: 48650
  • Median Salary 2008: 48550
  • Median Salary 2009: 51300
  • Median Salary 2010: 56750
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 24560
  • Median Salary 2007: 25360
  • Median Salary 2008: 25200
  • Median Salary 2009: 30040
  • Median Salary 2010: 27800
  • Total Employed 2006: 2200
  • Total Employed 2007: 2190
  • Total Employed 2008: 1430
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41110
  • Median Salary 2007: 43620
  • Median Salary 2008: 41930
  • Median Salary 2009: 43590
  • Median Salary 2010: 44630
  • Total Employed 2006: 4360
  • Total Employed 2007: 4870
  • Total Employed 2008: 5160
  • Total Employed 2009: 5440
  • Total Employed 2010: 5190

Georgia vs National Design Employment

Georgia vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.393% (12850)

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Atlanta

485 Oak Place- Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30349
(770) 909-4600

ITT Technical Institute-Atlanta is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered five associates level degrees and three bachelors level degrees by it. 706 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this technical college in 2010. ITT Tech offers subjects such as information systems and law enforcement. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

2. Bauder College

384 Northyards Blvd.- Suite 190
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 237-7573

Bauder College, which is near the center of the city, is in Atlanta, GA. This school offers three design programs. It offers students three associate's level design degrees. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering design.

3. ITT Technical Institute - Duluth

10700 Abbotts Bridge Rd-Ste 190
Duluth, GA 30097
(678) 957-8510

ITT Technical Institute-Duluth is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Duluth, Georgia. It is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers subjects including management and web design. It offers students six degrees at the associates level and five bachelors level degrees. 675 students sought degrees from the nine programs at ITT in 2010. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

4. The Creative Circus

812 Lambert Dr
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 477-6701

The Creative Circus, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Atlanta, GA and it offers one design program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering design in terms of programs.

5. The Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.- 100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
(770) 394-8300

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Atlanta offers four design programs. More specifically, AI offers students one design certificate, one design degree at the associate's level, and two design degrees at the bachelor's level. This college is one of 2 art colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, AI-Atlanta is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering design.

6. The Portfolio Center

125 Bennett St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 351-5055

The Portfolio Center offers one program in design and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Atlanta, GA. Overall, 103 students seek degrees in five Portfolio Center programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering design programs.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Kennesaw

2065 ITT Tech Way N.W.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 426-2300

ITT Technical Institute-Kennesaw is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech is in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. It is one of several campuses. Students are offered six degrees at the associates level and five bachelors level degrees by ITT. 570 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as construction management, computer animation, and animation. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia.

8. American InterContinental University - Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road- 500 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 965-6500x8118

American InterContinental University-Atlanta offers seven design programs. Out of those, it offers two associate's level design degrees to students and five degrees at the bachelor's level in design. 2,116 students pursue degrees in 21 programs at this school, overall.

9. Chattahoochee Technical College

980 S Cobb Drive Dr SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3300
(770) 528-4545

Chattahoochee Technical College is located in the suburbs of Marietta, Georgia. This school offers two programs in design. Out of those, this technical college offers one design certificate to students and one associate's level degree in design. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Georgia.

10. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is in the center of Gainesville. This school offers four programs in design. More specifically, it offers three design degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level design degree. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering design.

11. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is near the center of the city and CAU offers one program in design. Overall, 3,941 students seek degrees in 66 Clark Atlanta University programs.

12. Gwinnett Technical College

5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043-5702
(770) 962-7580

Gwinnett Technical College offers two programs in design. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in design and one associate's level design degree. It is in the suburbs of Lawrenceville, Georgia. It is a public 2-year institution.

13. Reinhardt University

7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981
(770) 720-5600

Reinhardt University is located in Waleska, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in design. Overall, 1,219 students pursue degrees in 40 Reinhardt University programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering design programs.

14. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in design. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering design programs.

15. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University offers one program in design and GSU is located in town of Statesboro, Georgia. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this large school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering design.

16. Lanier Technical College

2990 Landrum Education Dr
Oakwood, GA 30566
(770) 531-6300

Lanier Technical College is located in the suburbs of Oakwood, Georgia. This school offers two design programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in design to students and one degree at the associate's level in design. This medium-sized school is a public 2-year institution.

17. The Georgia Institute of Technology

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332-0530
(404) 894-2000

The Georgia Institute of Technology, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Atlanta, GA. This university offers two programs in design. Of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in design to students and one degree at the master's level in design. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering design programs.

18. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers one design program and VSU is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. 12,898 students pursue degrees in 88 Valdosta State University programs, overall. VSU is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in design.

19. The Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31402-3146
(912) 525-5000

The Savannah College of Art and Design offers 16 design programs. Of those, SCAD offers students two design certificates, seven degrees at the bachelor's level in design, and seven master's level design degrees. SCAD is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. This college is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Georgia.