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Design Schools in New York

There are 34 New York schools offering design programs. 3,709 students graduated with degrees from New York design schools in 2010. 1,899 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,363 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,413 students graduate from programs in this state in design, on average, every year. This accounts for approximately 12% of design students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 52 students graduated with design certificates, 1,363 with an associate's level degree, 1,899 with a bachelor's level degree, and 395 with a degree at the master's level.

34 design schools are in this state. Out of these, while 20 schools are private, 14 schools are public. While private design school tuition varies from $15,120 to $40,680, public design school tuition varies from $4,164 to $6,231.

Average tuition for programs in design is $22,414. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,164 per year, is at the Fashion Institute of Technology, while the highest tuition for programs in design, which is $40,680 every year, is at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

New York design schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Design Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

3,413 students graduate from programs in this state in design, on average, every year. This accounts for approximately 12% of design students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 52 students graduated with design certificates, 1,363 with an associate's level degree, 1,899 with a bachelor's level degree, and 395 with a degree at the master's level.

Design Program Completions in New York 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 41
  • Certificate 2007: 53
  • Certificate 2008: 33
  • Certificate 2009: 29
  • Certificate 2010: 52
  • Associate 2006: 1030
  • Associate 2007: 1191
  • Associate 2008: 1233
  • Associate 2009: 1257
  • Associate 2010: 1363
  • Bachelor 2006: 1210
  • Bachelor 2007: 1305
  • Bachelor 2008: 1539
  • Bachelor 2009: 1667
  • Bachelor 2010: 1899
  • Master 2006: 229
  • Master 2007: 253
  • Master 2008: 312
  • Master 2009: 280
  • Master 2010: 395

Design Program Availability in New York

New York schools offer a total of 85 programs in design. Of these programs, 44.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in New York

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 30
  • Bachelor: 38
  • Master: 10

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35760
  • 25th Percentile: 43980
  • Median: 62160
  • 75th Percentile: 82040
  • 90th Percentile: 97580

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21390
  • 25th Percentile: 38320
  • Median: 54260
  • 75th Percentile: 71780
  • 90th Percentile: 106390

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18440
  • 25th Percentile: 22280
  • Median: 28260
  • 75th Percentile: 35580
  • 90th Percentile: 42540

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36690
  • 25th Percentile: 50400
  • Median: 71740
  • 75th Percentile: 98690
  • 90th Percentile: 146110

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30790
  • 25th Percentile: 39760
  • Median: 57720
  • 75th Percentile: 77520
  • 90th Percentile: 99360

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30170
  • 25th Percentile: 41740
  • Median: 59550
  • 75th Percentile: 73900
  • 90th Percentile: 84280

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41830
  • 25th Percentile: 57640
  • Median: 77590
  • 75th Percentile: 98190
  • 90th Percentile: 115780

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 15910
  • 25th Percentile: 16970
  • Median: 18720
  • 75th Percentile: 27850
  • 90th Percentile: 51380

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30580
  • 25th Percentile: 37930
  • Median: 51940
  • 75th Percentile: 72690
  • 90th Percentile: 92410

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52070
  • Median Salary 2007: 52570
  • Median Salary 2008: 56930
  • Median Salary 2009: 60310
  • Median Salary 2010: 62160
  • Total Employed 2006: 3020
  • Total Employed 2007: 2790
  • Total Employed 2008: 3610
  • Total Employed 2009: 3580
  • Total Employed 2010: 3390

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43370
  • Median Salary 2007: 39080
  • Median Salary 2008: 39490
  • Median Salary 2009: 50190
  • Median Salary 2010: 54260
  • Total Employed 2006: 610
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 500
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23140
  • Median Salary 2007: 25340
  • Median Salary 2008: 26450
  • Median Salary 2009: 27370
  • Median Salary 2010: 28260
  • Total Employed 2006: 3930
  • Total Employed 2007: 4270
  • Total Employed 2008: 4380
  • Total Employed 2009: 4160
  • Total Employed 2010: 3520

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67040
  • Median Salary 2007: 69380
  • Median Salary 2008: 72820
  • Median Salary 2009: 76620
  • Median Salary 2010: 77590
  • Total Employed 2006: 3020
  • Total Employed 2007: 2810
  • Total Employed 2008: 2850
  • Total Employed 2009: 2800
  • Total Employed 2010: 3510

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55250
  • Median Salary 2007: 60850
  • Median Salary 2008: 59030
  • Median Salary 2009: 57680
  • Median Salary 2010: 57720
  • Total Employed 2006: 3380
  • Total Employed 2007: 3430
  • Total Employed 2008: 3020
  • Total Employed 2009: 2570
  • Total Employed 2010: 2080

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49980
  • Median Salary 2007: 48590
  • Median Salary 2008: 54390
  • Median Salary 2009: 55460
  • Median Salary 2010: 59550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1220
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1050
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72700
  • Median Salary 2007: 74060
  • Median Salary 2008: 70420
  • Median Salary 2009: 70060
  • Median Salary 2010: 71740
  • Total Employed 2006: 7170
  • Total Employed 2007: 6920
  • Total Employed 2008: 7550
  • Total Employed 2009: 6990
  • Total Employed 2010: 7260

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 24000
  • Median Salary 2007: 29020
  • Median Salary 2008: 34510
  • Median Salary 2009: 26490
  • Median Salary 2010: 18720
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1020
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 790

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49080
  • Median Salary 2007: 50520
  • Median Salary 2008: 50930
  • Median Salary 2009: 51570
  • Median Salary 2010: 51940
  • Total Employed 2006: 18660
  • Total Employed 2007: 19380
  • Total Employed 2008: 20830
  • Total Employed 2009: 19980
  • Total Employed 2010: 18970

New York vs National Design Employment

New York vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in New York: 7.592% (40770)

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Albany

13 Airline Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 452-9300

ITT Technical Institute-Albany is a for-profit 2-year institution. ITT is located in the suburbs of Albany, New York. ITT Tech is one of several campuses. This technical college offers subjects such as design, computer networking, and game design. It offers students six degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 518 students sought degrees from the six programs at this school. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 5 technical colleges in New York.

2. The SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown

320 S Service Rd
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 370-3300

The SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown is located in the suburbs of Melville, New York. This school offers two design programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in design by this school. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of New York offering design.

3. The Fashion Institute of Technology

227 W 27th St
New York, NY 10001-5992
(212) 217-7999

The Fashion Institute of Technology offers seven programs in design. Of those, students are offered one design certificate by this school, two associate's level degrees in design, and four bachelor's level degrees in design. This school, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is in New York, NY. This mid-sized school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

4. Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse North

8687 Carling Rd
Liverpool, NY 13090
(315) 652-6500

Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse North Offers one design program and this school, which is near Liverpool, is located in a rural area. Overall, 627 students pursue degrees in 12 Bryant & Stratton programs.

5. ITT Technical Institute - Getzville

2295 Millersport Hwy
Getzville, NY 14068-0327
(716) 689-2200

ITT Technical Institute-Getzville is a for-profit 2-year institution. ITT Tech is located in the suburbs of Getzville, New York. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers six degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 668 students sought degrees from the six programs at ITT. ITT offers subjects including game design and computer networking. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. ITT Tech is one of 5 technical colleges in New York.

6. The School of Visual Arts

209 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 592-2000

The School of Visual Arts, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New York, NY. It offers three programs in design. Of those, students are offered two design degrees at the bachelor's level by SVA and one degree at the master's level in design. Overall, 4,214 students pursue degrees in 18 programs at this college.

7. The Pratt Institute

200 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 636-3600

The Pratt Institute, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Brooklyn, NY. This school offers nine programs in design. Specifically, it offers students two associate's level design degrees, four degrees at the bachelor's level in design, and three design degrees at the master's level. This school is a 4-year institution.

8. The Art Institute of New York City - New York City

11-17 Beach Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 226-5500

The Art Institute of New York City-New York City is in the center of New York. This college offers three programs in design. This college offers three design degrees at the associate's level to students. Overall, 1,491 students pursue degrees in nine programs at this college. In terms of programs, this college is the largest institution in the state of New York offering design.

9. Bryant & Stratton College - Amherst

Audubon Business Centre- 40 Hazelwood Drive
Amherst, NY 14228
(716) 691-0012

Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst Is located in the suburbs of Amherst, New York and this school offers one design program. Bryant & Stratton Is the tenth biggest institution in the state of New York offering design in terms of programs.

10. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 8th St
Troy, NY 12180-3590
(518) 276-6000

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is located in the center of Troy and RPI offers one design program. Rensselaer is a 4-year research institution.

11. Briarcliffe College

1055 Stewart Ave
Bethpage, NY 11714-3545
(516) 918-3600

Briarcliffe College is located in the suburbs of Bethpage, New York. It offers two programs in design. Out of those, this small school offers one associate's level design degree to students and one bachelor's level design degree.

12. Cazenovia College

22 Sullivan St
Cazenovia, NY 13035
(800) 654-3210

Cazenovia College offers five design programs. Out of those, it offers students two associate's level degrees in design and three degrees at the bachelor's level in design. It is one of 47 liberal arts colleges in New York. This school is the oldest institution in the state of New York offering design programs.

13. SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

Alfred State College
Alfred, NY 14802
(800) 425-3733

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred offers two programs in design. Specifically, this school offers students one design degree at the associate's level and one design degree at the bachelor's level. This school is one of 97 public post-secondary institutions in New York.

14. LIM College

12 E 53rd St
New York, NY 10022-5268
(212) 752-1530

LIM College offers one program in design and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in New York, NY. 1,567 students seek degrees in six programs at this school, overall.

15. Jamestown Community College

525 Falconer St
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 338-1000

Jamestown Community College offers one design program. 4,285 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this college, overall.

16. Saint Thomas Aquinas College

125 Rte 340
Sparkill, NY 10976-1050
(845) 398-4000

Saint Thomas Aquinas College is located in the suburbs of Sparkill, New York and St. Thomas Aquinas offers one program in design. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

17. The New York School of Interior Design

170 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 472-1500

The New York School of Interior Design is 4.4 miles from the center of the city. NYSID offers four programs in design. Specifically, students are offered one design certificate by it, one degree at the associate's level in design, one bachelor's level degree in design, and one master's level design degree.

18. The Rochester Institute of Technology

1 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
(585) 475-2411

The Rochester Institute of Technology is located in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It offers 11 design programs. Of those, it offers one design certificate to students, three degrees at the associate's level in design, four bachelor's level design degrees, and three degrees at the master's level in design. This university is one of 22 research universities in New York. This large university is the fifth oldest institution in the state of New York offering programs in design.

19. Nassau Community College

One Education Dr
Garden City, NY 11530-6793
(516) 572-7501

Nassau Community College is located in the suburbs of Garden City, New York and it offers one design program. 23,767 students seek degrees in 56 Nassau Community College programs, overall.

20. SUNY College at Oneonta

Ravine Parkway
Oneonta, NY 13820-4015
(607) 436-3500

SUNY College at Oneonta offers one program in design. Overall, 5,989 students pursue degrees in 54 SUNY Oneonta programs.

21. ITT Technical Institute - Liverpool

235 Greenfield Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088-6651
(315) 461-8000

ITT Technical Institute-Liverpool is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Liverpool, New York. ITT is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including game design and game development. ITT Tech offers students six degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 386 students sought degrees from the six programs at ITT Tech. This very small school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 5 technical colleges in New York.

22. Wood Tobe-Coburn School

8 E 40th St
New York, NY 10016-0190
(212) 686-9040

Wood Tobe-Coburn School, which is near the center of the city, is in New York, NY. It offers three design programs. More specifically, it offers one design certificate to students and two degrees at the associate's level in design. 483 students seek degrees in 15 programs at this school, overall.

23. The New York Institute of Technology

Northern Blvd
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
(516) 686-7516

The New York Institute of Technology is located in the suburbs of Old Westbury, New York. It offers two design programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in design by it. NYIT is one of 15 institutions with a medical school in New York.

24. Roberts Wesleyan College

2301 Westside Dr
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 594-6000

Founded in 1869, Roberts Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution. This school is in the suburbs of Rochester, New York. It offers two degrees at the associates level, 48 degrees at the bachelors level, and 21 degrees at the masters level to students. 1,835 students sought degrees from the 58 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as education, business management, and private investigation. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

25. CUNY Lehman College

250 Bedford Park Blvd W
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 960-8000

CUNY Lehman College offers one program in design and Lehman, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Bronx, NY. 12,115 students seek degrees in 91 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of New York offering design.

26. SUNY College at Buffalo

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4000

SUNY College at Buffalo is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in design. 12,419 students pursue degrees in 93 programs at this school, overall.

27. The Mohawk Valley Community College - Utica Branch

1101 Sherman Dr
Utica, NY 13501-5394
(315) 792-5400

The Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch is near the center of the city and it offers one design program. This big college is a public 2-year institution.

28. Pace University - New York

1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038-1598
(212) 346-1200

Pace University-New York offers one program in design and this school is in the center of New York. PACE is a 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the second oldest institution in the state of New York offering design programs.

29. Marist College

3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 575-3000

Marist College is in the suburbs of Poughkeepsie, New York and it offers one program in design. It is a 4-year institution.

30. SUNY Westchester Community College

75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 606-6600

SUNY Westchester Community College offers one program in design and it is in the suburbs of Valhalla, New York. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of New York.

31. Genesee Community College

One College Rd
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-0055

Genesee Community College offers one design program and this college, which is very close to Batavia, New York, is located in a rural setting. This college is one of 35 community colleges in New York.

32. Daemen College

4380 Main St
Amherst, NY 14226-3592
(716) 839-3600

Daemen College offers one design program and it is in the suburbs of Amherst, New York. This school is a 4-year institution.

33. St John's University - New York

8000 Utopia Pky
Queens, NY 11439
(718) 990-6161

St John's University-New York is located in the center of Queens and it offers one program in design. 21,354 students seek degrees in 179 programs at STJ, overall.

34. The New School

66 W 12th Street
New York, NY 10011-8603
(212) 229-5600

The New School, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New York, NY. It offers ten programs in design. Of those, it offers three degrees at the associate's level in design to students, five design degrees at the bachelor's level, and two master's level degrees in design. 10,678 students seek degrees in 73 programs at this mid-sized school, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of New York offering design in terms of programs.

35. CUNY New York City College of Technology

300 Jay St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 260-5500

CUNY New York City College of Technology, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Brooklyn, NY and it offers one design program. 15,366 students pursue degrees in 42 programs at this big university, overall.

36. Niagara County Community College

3111 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14132
(716) 614-6222

Niagara County Community College is in Sanborn, New York, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two design programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in design to students and one associate's level degree in design. It is one of 35 community colleges in New York.

37. Suffolk County Community College

533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784-2899
(631) 451-4110

Suffolk County Community College is in the suburbs of Selden, New York and it offers one design program. This college is a public 2-year institution.

38. CUNY Queens College

65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367
(718) 997-5000

CUNY Queens College, which is near the center of the city, is in Flushing, NY and it offers one program in design. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this public school ranks second in the state of New York.

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