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Design Schools in Kansas

There are 12 Kansas schools offering design programs. In 2010, 280 students graduated with degrees from Kansas design schools. 171 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 94 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

283 students graduate from design programs in this state, on average, every year. Of those, 11 students graduated with certificates in design, 94 with a degree at the associate's level, 171 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and four with a degree at the master's level.

12 design schools are in this state. And out of these, three schools are private, while nine schools are public. While tuition at a private design school varies from $20,250 to $20,656, public design school tuition varies from $4,848 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in design is $10,650. The highest tuition for design programs, which is $20,656 per year, is at Southwestern College, while the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $4,848 every year, is at Pittsburg State University.

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

Design Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

283 students graduate from design programs in this state, on average, every year. Of those, 11 students graduated with certificates in design, 94 with a degree at the associate's level, 171 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and four with a degree at the master's level.

Design Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 75
  • Associate 2008: 79
  • Associate 2009: 67
  • Associate 2010: 94
  • Bachelor 2006: 239
  • Bachelor 2007: 207
  • Bachelor 2008: 199
  • Bachelor 2009: 161
  • Bachelor 2010: 171
  • Master 2006: 8
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 4
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 4

Design Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 22 design programs. Of these programs, around 36.4% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 2

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26720
  • 25th Percentile: 33680
  • Median: 41270
  • 75th Percentile: 52180
  • 90th Percentile: 71720

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 17015
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 43545
  • 75th Percentile:
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Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16540
  • 25th Percentile: 19200
  • Median: 22690
  • 75th Percentile: 26460
  • 90th Percentile: 30110

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52020
  • 25th Percentile: 59800
  • Median: 71210
  • 75th Percentile: 82570
  • 90th Percentile: 94890

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24850
  • 25th Percentile: 36060
  • Median: 50990
  • 75th Percentile: 81950
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23880
  • 25th Percentile: 31020
  • Median: 37620
  • 75th Percentile: 46350
  • 90th Percentile: 58840

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 19710
  • 25th Percentile: 22210
  • Median: 30880
  • 75th Percentile: 36580
  • 90th Percentile: 43380

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 64480
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Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34780
  • Median Salary 2007: 35210
  • Median Salary 2008: 39060
  • Median Salary 2009: 42190
  • Median Salary 2010: 41270
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32505
  • Median Salary 2007: 33710
  • Median Salary 2008: 36650
  • Median Salary 2009: 39950
  • Median Salary 2010: 43545
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18990
  • Median Salary 2007: 21190
  • Median Salary 2008: 20130
  • Median Salary 2009: 21760
  • Median Salary 2010: 22690
  • Total Employed 2006: 920
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65420
  • Median Salary 2007: 69750
  • Median Salary 2008: 73240
  • Median Salary 2009: 72110
  • Median Salary 2010: 71210
  • Total Employed 2006: 710
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 810

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48360
  • Median Salary 2007: 41920
  • Median Salary 2008: 44005
  • Median Salary 2009: 46090
  • Median Salary 2010: 50990
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24120
  • Median Salary 2007: 21690
  • Median Salary 2008: 16750
  • Median Salary 2009: 16930
  • Median Salary 2010: 17015
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58825
  • Median Salary 2007: 61010
  • Median Salary 2008: 62710
  • Median Salary 2009: 63590
  • Median Salary 2010: 64480
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 26600
  • Median Salary 2007: 27660
  • Median Salary 2008: 24920
  • Median Salary 2009: 27900
  • Median Salary 2010: 30880
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33590
  • Median Salary 2007: 35130
  • Median Salary 2008: 36040
  • Median Salary 2009: 37890
  • Median Salary 2010: 37620
  • Total Employed 2006: 2160
  • Total Employed 2007: 2000
  • Total Employed 2008: 2170
  • Total Employed 2009: 2060
  • Total Employed 2010: 1990

Kansas vs National Design Employment

Kansas vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.722% (3880)

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1. Wichita Area Technical College

4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 677-9400

Wichita Area Technical College is in Wichita, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two design programs. Specifically, students are offered one design certificate by it and one associate's level degree in design. Overall, 2,127 students seek degrees in 57 Wichita Area Technical College programs. This small school is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering design in terms of programs.

2. The Art Institutes International - Kansas City

8202 Melrose Drive
Lenexa, KS 66214-1625
(866) 530-8508

The Art Institutes International-Kansas City is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI-Kansas City is located in the suburbs of Lenexa, Kansas. This college is one of several campuses. AI offers subjects such as advertising and design. Students are offered three degrees at the associates level and eight degrees at the bachelors level by AI-Kansas City. 595 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at AI-Kansas City in 2010. AI-Kansas City is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is the only art college in Kansas.

3. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Cloud County Community College offers two programs in design. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in design and one associate's level design degree. This college is in Concordia, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This public college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in design.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Wichita

8111 E. 32nd Street North- Suite 103
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 609-4100

ITT Technical Institute-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT, which is 6.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. This technical college is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as information systems and design. ITT Tech offers seven degrees at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 388 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

5. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is located in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas and this school offers one design program. MNU is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering design programs.

6. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is located in town of Winfield, Kansas and it offers one design program. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in design.

7. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas offers three programs in design. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level design degree by this university and two master's level degrees in design. This research university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. 28,697 students seek degrees in 241 University of Kansas programs, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in design.

8. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers one design program. 7,130 students seek degrees in 96 programs at PSU, overall. This school ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

9. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Overland Park, KS. It offers seven programs in design. More specifically, it offers students three certificates in design and four associate's level design degrees. Overall, 20,865 students seek degrees in 98 Johnson County Community College programs. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

10. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College, which is only a few miles from Great Bend, is in a rural area and it offers one program in design. Overall, 4,495 students pursue degrees in 99 programs at this public college. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in design.

11. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Topeka, KS and this school offers one program in design. This public school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. Washburn is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering design.

12. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is located in Hillsboro, KS and Tabor offers one design program. Overall, 669 students seek degrees in 53 programs at Tabor. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Kansas.

13. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is located in town of Manhattan, Kansas and Kansas State offers one design program. Overall, 23,588 students pursue degrees in 202 programs at this university. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering design programs.

14. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one design program. Overall, 14,577 students seek degrees in 131 programs at WSU. This university is the eighth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering design in terms of programs.