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Design Schools in New Jersey

There are 12 schools in the state of New Jersey offering design programs. In 2010, 333 students graduated with degrees from New Jersey design schools. 185 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 142 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 291 students graduate from design programs in New Jersey per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from design programs. Of those, six students graduated with design certificates, 142 with an associate's level degree, and 185 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

12 design schools are located in this state. And of these, four schools are private, while eight schools are public. Tuition at a private design school varies from $20,700 to $28,054, while tuition at a public design school varies from $9,815 to $10,016.

Average tuition for programs in design is $15,392. While the highest tuition for design programs, which is $28,054 every year, is at Centenary College, the lowest tuition in New Jersey, which is $9,815 every year, is at Kean University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in design. No design students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees in 2010.

Design Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

On average, 291 students graduate from design programs in New Jersey per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from design programs. Of those, six students graduated with design certificates, 142 with an associate's level degree, and 185 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Design Program Completions in New Jersey 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 6
  • Associate 2006: 135
  • Associate 2007: 128
  • Associate 2008: 130
  • Associate 2009: 124
  • Associate 2010: 142
  • Bachelor 2006: 92
  • Bachelor 2007: 96
  • Bachelor 2008: 115
  • Bachelor 2009: 136
  • Bachelor 2010: 185

Design Program Availability in New Jersey

Schools in this state offer a total of 25 design programs. Of these programs, about 44% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Design Program Availability in New Jersey

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 11

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27470
  • 25th Percentile: 38490
  • Median: 51030
  • 75th Percentile: 64350
  • 90th Percentile: 86360

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18840
  • 25th Percentile: 30660
  • Median: 43790
  • 75th Percentile: 65940
  • 90th Percentile: 77330

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20070
  • 25th Percentile: 22840
  • Median: 27560
  • 75th Percentile: 33910
  • 90th Percentile: 42200

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29350
  • 25th Percentile: 39630
  • Median: 58970
  • 75th Percentile: 87830
  • 90th Percentile: 118820

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43040
  • 25th Percentile: 51620
  • Median: 62970
  • 75th Percentile: 80730
  • 90th Percentile: 101660

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25190
  • 25th Percentile: 29635
  • Median: 34865
  • 75th Percentile: 40095
  • 90th Percentile: 46110

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40590
  • 25th Percentile: 54610
  • Median: 73790
  • 75th Percentile: 97540
  • 90th Percentile: 117560

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15670
  • 25th Percentile: 16210
  • Median: 21330
  • 75th Percentile: 30840
  • 90th Percentile: 49480

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28110
  • 25th Percentile: 35510
  • Median: 47530
  • 75th Percentile: 61830
  • 90th Percentile: 79810

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54070
  • Median Salary 2007: 54190
  • Median Salary 2008: 50340
  • Median Salary 2009: 50540
  • Median Salary 2010: 51030
  • Total Employed 2006: 1550
  • Total Employed 2007: 1680
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 900

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45000
  • Median Salary 2007: 45920
  • Median Salary 2008: 47330
  • Median Salary 2009: 46830
  • Median Salary 2010: 43790
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 580
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 620
  • Total Employed 2010: 670

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25950
  • Median Salary 2007: 28720
  • Median Salary 2008: 29940
  • Median Salary 2009: 28770
  • Median Salary 2010: 27560
  • Total Employed 2006: 1550
  • Total Employed 2007: 1550
  • Total Employed 2008: 1470
  • Total Employed 2009: 1510
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63890
  • Median Salary 2007: 64950
  • Median Salary 2008: 70430
  • Median Salary 2009: 70510
  • Median Salary 2010: 73790
  • Total Employed 2006: 5670
  • Total Employed 2007: 6200
  • Total Employed 2008: 8280
  • Total Employed 2009: 9560
  • Total Employed 2010: 9470

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57410
  • Median Salary 2007: 59130
  • Median Salary 2008: 62100
  • Median Salary 2009: 65590
  • Median Salary 2010: 62970
  • Total Employed 2006: 790
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 890

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29140
  • Median Salary 2007: 29540
  • Median Salary 2008: 33880
  • Median Salary 2009: 34490
  • Median Salary 2010: 34865
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 75
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62350
  • Median Salary 2007: 62170
  • Median Salary 2008: 55660
  • Median Salary 2009: 61400
  • Median Salary 2010: 58970
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 490

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 23170
  • Median Salary 2007: 27980
  • Median Salary 2008: 26230
  • Median Salary 2009: 27650
  • Median Salary 2010: 21330
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 440
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45350
  • Median Salary 2007: 46250
  • Median Salary 2008: 46910
  • Median Salary 2009: 48250
  • Median Salary 2010: 47530
  • Total Employed 2006: 6150
  • Total Employed 2007: 6150
  • Total Employed 2008: 6460
  • Total Employed 2009: 6260
  • Total Employed 2010: 5650

New Jersey vs National Design Employment

New Jersey vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in New Jersey: 3.717% (19960)

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1. The duCret School of Arts

1030 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 7060
(908) 757-7171

The duCret School of Arts is located in the suburbs of Plainfield, New Jersey and it offers one program in design. Overall, 54 students pursue degrees in three programs at this school. This school is the oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering design programs.

2. Centenary College

400 Jefferson St
Hackettstown, NJ 7840
(908) 852-1400

Centenary College is in the suburbs of Hackettstown, New Jersey. Centenary offers five programs in design. Of those, this school offers students two associate's level degrees in design and three bachelor's level design degrees. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in design.

3. Sussex County Community College

One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 7860
(973) 300-2100

Sussex County Community College is located in the suburbs of Newton, New Jersey. It offers two design programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in design to students and one associate's level design degree. This college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering design.

4. Felician College

262 S Main St
Lodi, NJ 7644
(201) 559-6000

Felician College offers one program in design and Felician is in the suburbs of Lodi, New Jersey.

5. The County College of Morris

214 Center Grove Rd
Randolph, NJ 07869-2086
(973) 328-5000

The County College of Morris offers two programs in design. It offers two associate's level degrees in design to students. It is located in the suburbs of Randolph, New Jersey. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering design.

6. Berkeley College - Woodland Park

44 Rifle Camp Rd
Woodland Park, NJ 7424
(973) 278-5400

Berkeley College-Woodland Park offers one program in design and it is in the suburbs of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of New Jersey offering design in terms of programs.

7. Brookdale Community College

765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738-1597
(732) 224-2345

Brookdale Community College is located in the suburbs of Lincroft, New Jersey. It offers two design programs. Students are offered two associate's level degrees in design by this college. This college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in design.

8. Ocean County College

College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754-2001
(732) 255-0400

Ocean County College offers one program in design and it is located in the suburbs of Toms River, New Jersey. 10,367 students seek degrees in 28 Ocean County College programs, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in design.

9. Raritan Valley Community College

118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 8876
(908) 526-1200

Raritan Valley Community College, which is only a few miles from Branchburg, is located in a rural setting and it offers one design program. This community college is one of 19 community colleges in New Jersey. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in design.

10. Kean University

1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083-0411
(908) 737-5326

Kean University is located in the suburbs of Union, New Jersey. It offers three design programs. It offers students three bachelor's level degrees in design. Overall, 15,939 students pursue degrees in 80 Kean University programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering design programs.

11. Burlington County College

601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068-1599
(609) 894-9311

Burlington County College, which is very close to Pemberton, New Jersey, is in a rural setting. This college offers two programs in design. It offers two associate's level design degrees to students. This large college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of New Jersey offering programs in design.

12. Montclair State University

1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
(973) 655-4000

Montclair State University offers four programs in design. This university offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in design. Montclair is in the suburbs of Montclair, New Jersey. Montclair is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of New Jersey offering design in terms of programs.