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Graphic Design Schools in Michigan

There are 24 Michigan schools offering graphic design programs. 568 students graduated from programs at Michigan graphic design schools in 2010. 209 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 188 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 450 students graduate from programs in this state in graphic design per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from graphic design programs. More specifically, 171 students graduated with graphic design certificates, 188 with an associate's level degree, and 209 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

24 graphic design schools are located in this state. Out of these, while six schools are private, 18 schools are public. Public graphic design school tuition varies from $7,308 to $9,930, while private graphic design school tuition varies from $12,825 to $31,275.

Average tuition for programs in graphic design is $12,330. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,308 each year, is at Saginaw Valley State University, while the highest tuition for graphic design programs, which is $31,275 every year, is at the College for Creative Studies.

Graphic design schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level graphic design students sought masters level degrees.

Graphic Design Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

On average, 450 students graduate from programs in this state in graphic design per year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from graphic design programs. More specifically, 171 students graduated with graphic design certificates, 188 with an associate's level degree, and 209 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Graphic Design Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 59
  • Certificate 2007: 40
  • Certificate 2008: 40
  • Certificate 2009: 43
  • Certificate 2010: 171
  • Associate 2006: 113
  • Associate 2007: 136
  • Associate 2008: 160
  • Associate 2009: 146
  • Associate 2010: 188
  • Bachelor 2006: 118
  • Bachelor 2007: 114
  • Bachelor 2008: 133
  • Bachelor 2009: 213
  • Bachelor 2010: 209

Graphic Design Program Availability in Michigan

Schools in this state offer a total of 39 programs in graphic design. Of these programs, about 46.2% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Graphic Design Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 10

Career Trends

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23470
  • 25th Percentile: 29990
  • Median: 38940
  • 75th Percentile: 52160
  • 90th Percentile: 64210

Career Trends

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42220
  • Median Salary 2007: 42970
  • Median Salary 2008: 39570
  • Median Salary 2009: 39530
  • Median Salary 2010: 38940
  • Total Employed 2006: 6160
  • Total Employed 2007: 6690
  • Total Employed 2008: 5080
  • Total Employed 2009: 5050
  • Total Employed 2010: 4850

Michigan vs National Graphic Design Employment

Michigan vs National Graphic Design Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 2.523% (4850)

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1. Muskegon Community College

221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442-1432
(231) 773-9131

Muskegon Community College is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one graphic design program. Overall, 5,311 students pursue degrees in 94 Muskegon Community College programs. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Michigan.

2. The College for Creative Studies

201 E Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 664-7400

The College for Creative Studies, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Detroit, MI and it offers one graphic design program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design.

3. The Specs Howard School of Media Arts

19900 W Nine Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
(248) 358-9000

The Specs Howard School of Media Arts, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Southfield, MI and this school offers one graphic design program. It is a for-profit institution.

4. West Shore Community College

3000 N Stiles Rd
Scottville, MI 49454-0277
(231) 845-6211

West Shore Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. This college, which is near Scottville, is located in a rural setting. It offers subjects including criminal justice and business. Students are offered 15 certificates and 21 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 1,522 students pursued degrees from the 25 programs at this college. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

5. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Troy

1850 Research Drive
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 457-2700

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Troy is near the heart of downtown. IADT offers three graphic design programs. More specifically, IADT- Detroit offers one associate's level graphic design degree to students and two bachelor's level degrees in graphic design. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design.

6. The Art Institute of Michigan - Michigan

28125 Cabot Drive- Suite 120
Novi, MI 48377-2985
(248) 675-3800

The Art Institute of Michigan-Michigan is located in Novi, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two graphic design programs. More specifically, AI offers one graphic design degree at the associate's level to students and one graphic design degree at the bachelor's level. This specialized college is the only art college in Michigan. AI is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in graphic design.

7. Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Saginaw Valley State University, which is very close to University Center, Michigan, is in a rural setting and SVSU offers one graphic design program. It is a public 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design programs.

8. Schoolcraft College

18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152-2696
(734) 462-4400

Schoolcraft College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Livonia, MI. It offers two programs in graphic design. Of those, students are offered one graphic design certificate by this school and one associate's level graphic design degree. 13,579 students pursue degrees in 80 programs at this school, overall.

9. Kellogg Community College

450 North Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3397
(269) 965-3931

Kellogg Community College, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Battle Creek, MI. It offers two programs in graphic design. Out of those, this college offers students one certificate in graphic design and one associate's level graphic design degree. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design.

10. Kalamazoo Valley Community College

6767 West O Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-4070
(269) 488-4100

Kalamazoo Valley Community College, which is only a few miles from Kalamazoo, is located in a rural area. This college offers two graphic design programs. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in graphic design to students and one associate's level degree in graphic design. Overall, 11,956 students seek degrees in 74 Kalamazoo Valley Community College programs. This college is the second biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design in terms of programs.

11. Kirtland Community College

10775 N Saint Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653
(989) 275-5000

Kirtland Community College, which is several miles from Roscommon, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in graphic design. Of those, it offers students one graphic design certificate and one associate's level degree in graphic design. It is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

12. Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176
(734) 432-5300

Madonna University, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Livonia, MI. It offers two graphic design programs. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in graphic design by this school and one bachelor's level graphic design degree. Madonna is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in graphic design.

13. Monroe County Community College

1555 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161-9746
(734) 242-7300

Monroe County Community College is in the suburbs of Monroe, Michigan. It offers two programs in graphic design. Out of those, it offers one graphic design certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in graphic design. It is a public 2-year institution.

14. Oakland Community College

2480 Opdyke Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304-2266
(248) 341-2000

Oakland Community College offers one graphic design program and it is in the suburbs of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

15. Marygrove College

8425 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221-2599
(313) 927-1200

Founded in 1899, Marygrove College is a 4-year institution. Marygrove, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Detroit, MI. It offers six certificates, four degrees at the associates level, 29 degrees at the bachelors level, and 11 masters level degrees to students. 2,702 students pursued degrees from the 43 programs at MG in 2010. Marygrove offers subjects such as psychology and technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this liberal arts college. This school is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan.

16. Mott Community College

1401 E Court St
Flint, MI 48503
(810) 762-0200

Mott Community College offers one program in graphic design and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Flint, MI. Overall, 11,850 students seek degrees in 118 programs at this college. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in graphic design.

17. Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800
(734) 973-3543

Washtenaw Community College is located in the suburbs of Ann Arbor, Michigan. This college offers two programs in graphic design. More specifically, students are offered one graphic design certificate by it and one associate's level graphic design degree. 14,189 students pursue degrees in 87 programs at this community college, overall.

18. North Central Michigan College

1515 Howard St
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 348-6602

North Central Michigan College, which is very close to Petoskey, Michigan, is located in a rural setting and it offers one graphic design program. It is a public 2-year institution. This school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design in terms of programs.

19. Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Kalamazoo, MI and it offers one graphic design program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design.

20. Andrews University

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104
(800) 253-2874

Andrews University is located in Berrien Springs, MI. This school offers two graphic design programs. Out of those, Andrews offers one graphic design degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in graphic design. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering programs in graphic design.

21. Lansing Community College

419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48901-7210
(517) 483-1957

Lansing Community College offers two graphic design programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in graphic design by it and one associate's level degree in graphic design. This college is in the center of Lansing. Overall, 21,969 students seek degrees in 221 programs at this large college. This college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design in terms of programs.

22. Central Michigan University

Central Michigan College
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-4000

Central Michigan University is in Mount Pleasant, MI and Central offers one graphic design program. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design in terms of programs.

23. Lake Michigan College

2755 E Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-1899
(269) 927-3571

Lake Michigan College offers two graphic design programs. Out of those, this college offers students one certificate in graphic design and one associate's level graphic design degree. This community college, which is very close to Benton Harbor, Michigan, is located in a rural setting. 4,739 students seek degrees in 91 Lake Michigan College programs, overall. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design programs.

24. Mid Michigan Community College

1375 S Clare Ave
Harrison, MI 48625-9447
(989) 386-6622

Mid Michigan Community College, which is very close to Harrison, Michigan, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in graphic design. It is a public 2-year institution.

25. Ferris State University

1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
(231) 591-2000

Ferris State University offers two graphic design programs. Of those, it offers students one graphic design degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in graphic design. FSU is located in Big Rapids, MI. FSU is a public 4-year institution. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design in terms of programs.

26. Jackson Community College

2111 Emmons Rd
Jackson, MI 49201-8399
(517) 787-0800

Jackson Community College is in Jackson, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two programs in graphic design. Out of those, this community college offers one graphic design certificate to students and one graphic design degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering graphic design in terms of programs.

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