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Design Schools in Ohio

There are 39 Ohio schools offering design programs. 1,034 students graduated from programs at Ohio design schools in 2010. 710 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 286 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,020 students graduate from programs in Ohio in design per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from design programs. Out of those, 23 students graduated with design certificates, 286 with a degree at the associate's level, 710 with a bachelor's level degree, and 15 with a master's level degree.

39 design schools are located in this state. And out of these, while 27 schools are private, 12 schools are public. Tuition at a private design school varies from $17,441 to $32,922, while tuition at a public design school varies from $3,690 to $10,065.

Average tuition for programs in design is $16,836. While the lowest tuition in Ohio, which is $3,690 every year, is at Edison State Community College, the highest tuition for design programs, which is $32,922 per year, is at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Ohio design schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Design Program Completions in Ohio 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,020 students graduate from programs in Ohio in design per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from design programs. Out of those, 23 students graduated with design certificates, 286 with a degree at the associate's level, 710 with a bachelor's level degree, and 15 with a master's level degree.

Design Program Completions in Ohio 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 16
  • Certificate 2007: 15
  • Certificate 2008: 37
  • Certificate 2009: 20
  • Certificate 2010: 23
  • Associate 2006: 175
  • Associate 2007: 224
  • Associate 2008: 283
  • Associate 2009: 245
  • Associate 2010: 286
  • Bachelor 2006: 623
  • Bachelor 2007: 652
  • Bachelor 2008: 672
  • Bachelor 2009: 670
  • Bachelor 2010: 710
  • Master 2006: 10
  • Master 2007: 12
  • Master 2008: 14
  • Master 2009: 18
  • Master 2010: 15

Design Program Availability in Ohio

Ohio schools offer a total of 69 programs in design. Of these programs, about 46.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Design Program Availability in Ohio

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 26
  • Bachelor: 32
  • Master: 2

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

Interior Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21550
  • 25th Percentile: 31550
  • Median: 40600
  • 75th Percentile: 54270
  • 90th Percentile: 73900

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

Set and Exhibit Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28330
  • 25th Percentile: 35300
  • Median: 54830
  • 75th Percentile: 72080
  • 90th Percentile: 84110

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Designers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18350
  • 25th Percentile: 25470
  • Median: 34820
  • 75th Percentile: 47210
  • 90th Percentile: 66040

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

Floral Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16190
  • 25th Percentile: 17990
  • Median: 21550
  • 75th Percentile: 25920
  • 90th Percentile: 32250

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

Video Game Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38330
  • 25th Percentile: 54440
  • Median: 74570
  • 75th Percentile: 91650
  • 90th Percentile: 106600

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34370
  • 25th Percentile: 42720
  • Median: 51590
  • 75th Percentile: 67340
  • 90th Percentile: 86250

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24300
  • 25th Percentile: 31010
  • Median: 39170
  • 75th Percentile: 51920
  • 90th Percentile: 66190

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 22325
  • 25th Percentile: 26265
  • Median: 30900
  • 75th Percentile: 35535
  • 90th Percentile: 40865

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

Fashion Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40870
  • 25th Percentile: 51250
  • Median: 65330
  • 75th Percentile: 84000
  • 90th Percentile: 100050

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

Interior Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38180
  • Median Salary 2007: 38010
  • Median Salary 2008: 39530
  • Median Salary 2009: 37980
  • Median Salary 2010: 40600
  • Total Employed 2006: 1970
  • Total Employed 2007: 1700
  • Total Employed 2008: 1760
  • Total Employed 2009: 1400
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

Designers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40780
  • Median Salary 2007: 40450
  • Median Salary 2008: 31720
  • Median Salary 2009: 31860
  • Median Salary 2010: 34820
  • Total Employed 2006: 750
  • Total Employed 2007: 720
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 330
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

Floral Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20510
  • Median Salary 2007: 19470
  • Median Salary 2008: 20200
  • Median Salary 2009: 20680
  • Median Salary 2010: 21550
  • Total Employed 2006: 2470
  • Total Employed 2007: 2430
  • Total Employed 2008: 2540
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 2120

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

Video Game Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60750
  • Median Salary 2007: 69270
  • Median Salary 2008: 72010
  • Median Salary 2009: 74570
  • Median Salary 2010: 74570
  • Total Employed 2006: 7280
  • Total Employed 2007: 7340
  • Total Employed 2008: 7700
  • Total Employed 2009: 7640
  • Total Employed 2010: 7420

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46710
  • Median Salary 2007: 48840
  • Median Salary 2008: 52960
  • Median Salary 2009: 54200
  • Median Salary 2010: 51590
  • Total Employed 2006: 1880
  • Total Employed 2007: 1800
  • Total Employed 2008: 1540
  • Total Employed 2009: 1270
  • Total Employed 2010: 1200

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

Set and Exhibit Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36540
  • Median Salary 2007: 45410
  • Median Salary 2008: 47990
  • Median Salary 2009: 52280
  • Median Salary 2010: 54830
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

Fashion Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54690
  • Median Salary 2007: 50010
  • Median Salary 2008: 49500
  • Median Salary 2009: 50830
  • Median Salary 2010: 65330
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 19240
  • Median Salary 2007: 18480
  • Median Salary 2008: 20600
  • Median Salary 2009: 25230
  • Median Salary 2010: 30900
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38910
  • Median Salary 2007: 38790
  • Median Salary 2008: 39670
  • Median Salary 2009: 39260
  • Median Salary 2010: 39170
  • Total Employed 2006: 8040
  • Total Employed 2007: 8060
  • Total Employed 2008: 8200
  • Total Employed 2009: 7630
  • Total Employed 2010: 7760

Ohio vs National Design Employment

Ohio vs National Design Employment

  • Employed in Ohio: 3.825% (20540)

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1. ITT Technical Institute - Hilliard

3781 Park Mill Run- Suite 1
Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 771-4888

ITT Technical Institute-Hilliard is in the suburbs of Hilliard, Ohio and it offers one program in design. 543 students pursue degrees in 13 ITT programs, overall.

2. Notre Dame College

4545 College Rd
Cleveland, OH 44121-4293
(216) 381-1680

Notre Dame College is in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio and this school offers one program in design. Overall, 2,091 students seek degrees in 53 NDC programs.

3. Ohio Dominican University

1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 253-2741

Ohio Dominican University, which is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Columbus, OH and it offers one program in design. ODU is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Ohio.

4. The Columbus College of Art and Design

60 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 224-9101

The Columbus College of Art and Design is near the heart of downtown. It offers three design programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in design by this college. This specialized college is one of 4 art colleges in Ohio.

5. Ashland University

401 College Ave
Ashland, OH 44805
(419) 289-4142

Ashland University offers one design program. Overall, 6,165 students seek degrees in 115 programs at Ashland.

6. ITT Technical Institute - Youngstown

1030 N Meridian Rd
Youngstown, OH 44509-4098
(330) 270-1600

ITT Technical Institute-Youngstown is in the suburbs of Youngstown, Ohio and ITT offers one program in design. Overall, 784 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this school.

7. ITT Technical Institute - Strongsville

14955 Sprague Rd
Strongsville, OH 44136
(440) 234-9091

ITT Technical Institute-Strongsville is in the suburbs of Strongsville, Ohio and ITT Tech offers one program in design. ITT Tech is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

8. Davis College

4747 Monroe St
Toledo, OH 43623
(419) 473-2700

Davis College, which is 4.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Toledo, OH. This college offers two programs in design. This community college offers students two degrees at the associate's level in design. This community college is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering design in terms of programs.

9. ITT Technical Institute - Maumee

1656 Henthorne Blvd. - Suite B
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 861-6500

ITT Technical Institute-Maumee is located in the suburbs of Maumee, Ohio and ITT offers one design program. 627 students pursue degrees in 12 programs at this school, overall.

10. The Cleveland Institute of Art

11141 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106-1710
(216) 421-7000

The Cleveland Institute of Art offers three programs in design. Students are offered three design degrees at the bachelor's level by it. It is 4.4 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 534 students seek degrees in 15 CIA programs.

11. Antonelli College - Cincinnati

124 E Seventh St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 241-4338

Antonelli College-Cincinnati is located in the center of Cincinnati. This school offers three design programs. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in design and two associate's level degrees in design. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

12. The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati

8845 Governor's HIll Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45249
(513) 833-2400

The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati offers two design programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in design by it. It is located in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. This college is a for-profit 4-year institution. AI-Cincinnati is the second largest institution in the state of Ohio offering design in terms of programs.

13. Herzing University - Toledo

5212 Hill Ave
Toledo, OH 43615
(419) 776-0300x104

Herzing University-Toledo is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 2009. This school, which is 6.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Toledo, OH. It is one of several campuses. This very small school offers subjects such as business administration, computer networking, and business management. It offers three certificates and eight associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 307 students pursued degrees from the ten programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits Herzing.

14. ITT Technical Institute - Columbus

4717 Hilton Corporate Dr
Columbus, OH 43232
(614) 868-2000

ITT Technical Institute-Columbus is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is near the center of the city, is in Columbus, OH. It is one of several campuses. This technical college offers seven associates level degrees and four bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 411 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at ITT. It offers subjects such as drafting and law enforcement. ITT Tech is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

15. The University of Rio Grande

218 N College Ave
Rio Grande, OH 45674
(740) 245-7206

The University of Rio Grande is located in Rio Grande, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one design program. This school is a 4-year institution.

16. ITT Technical Institute - Norwood

4750 Wesley Ave
Norwood, OH 45212
(513) 531-8300

ITT Technical Institute-Norwood offers one program in design and this school is located in the suburbs of Norwood, Ohio. ITT is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

17. Ursuline College

2550 Lander Rd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
(440) 449-4200

Ursuline College is in the suburbs of Pepper Pike, Ohio. Ursuline offers five programs in design. Of those, students are offered two certificates in design by it and three bachelor's level design degrees.

18. ITT Technical Institute - Dayton

3325 Stop Eight Rd
Dayton, OH 45414-3877
(937) 264-7700

ITT Technical Institute-Dayton is located in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio and this school offers one program in design. 534 students seek degrees in 14 programs at ITT Tech, overall.

19. The University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College

9555 Plainfield Rd
Blue Ash, OH 45236-1096
(513) 745-5600

The University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College is located in the suburbs of Blue Ash, Ohio and UC Blue Ash offers one design program. It is one of 115 public post-secondary institutions in Ohio. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in design.

20. Northwest State Community College

22600 State Route 34
Archbold, OH 43502-9542
(419) 267-5511

Northwest State Community College is located in Archbold, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in design. This college is a public 2-year institution.

21. Bradford School

2469 Stelzer Road
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 416-6200

Bradford School offers two design programs. More specifically, this school offers students one design certificate and one design degree at the associate's level. It is located in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in design.

22. The Art Academy of Cincinnati

1212 Jackson Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202-1706
(513) 562-6262

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is in the center of Cincinnati. It offers two programs in design. Of those, AAC offers students one associate's level design degree and one bachelor's level design degree. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Ohio offering design.

23. Bowling Green State University - Firelands

One University Drive
Huron, OH 44839-9791
(419) 433-5560

Bowling Green State University-Firelands, which is very close to Huron, Ohio, is located in a rural area and BGSU Firelands offers one program in design. BGSU Firelands is a public 2-year institution. This school ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Ohio.

24. The Virginia Marti College of Art and Design

11724 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107
(216) 221-8584

The Virginia Marti College of Art and Design is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Ohio. It offers two design programs. It offers two degrees at the associate's level in design to students. This very small college is one of 4 art colleges in Ohio. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of Ohio offering design.

25. The Miami-Jacobs Career College - Sharonville

Two Crowne Point Court- Suite 100
Sharonville, OH 45241
(513) 693-4400

The Miami-Jacobs Career College-Sharonville is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 2009. It is in the suburbs of Sharonville, Ohio. It offers subjects including healthcare and medical assisting. Students are offered one certificate and 13 associates level degrees by this vocational school. 149 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this very small school in 2010. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It is one of 136 vocational schools in Ohio.

26. ITT Technical Institute - Warrensville Heights

4700 Richmond Rd.- Suite 3000
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
(216) 896-6500

ITT Technical Institute-Warrensville Heights offers one design program and this school is located in the suburbs of Warrensville Heights, Ohio. It is one of 24 technical colleges in Ohio.

27. Kaplan College - Dayton

2800 East River Road
Dayton, OH 45439
(937) 294-6155

Kaplan College-Dayton offers one program in design and it is located in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio. Overall, 757 students seek degrees in ten programs at this school.

28. Bowling Green State University

220 McFall Ctr
Bowling Green, OH 43403
(419) 372-2531

Bowling Green State University offers one design program. BGSU is one of 13 research universities in Ohio.

29. The College of Mount St. Joseph

5701 Delhi Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670
(513) 244-4200

The College of Mount St. Joseph offers four programs in design. Out of those, it offers two associate's level design degrees to students and two bachelor's level degrees in design. This school is in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Ohio offering design.

30. The University of Findlay

1000 N Main St
Findlay, OH 45840-3653
(419) 422-8313

The University of Findlay offers one program in design. It is a 4-year institution.

31. Sinclair Community College

444 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402-1460
(937) 512-3000

Sinclair Community College offers one program in design and it is in the center of Dayton. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Ohio.

32. The University of Dayton

300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469
(937) 229-1000

The University of Dayton is near the center of the city and Dayton offers one design program. Overall, 11,199 students pursue degrees in 138 University of Dayton programs.

33. Owens Community College

30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551
(567) 661-7000

Owens Community College offers one program in design and it is located in Perrysburg, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the second largest institution in the state of Ohio offering design.

34. Youngstown State University

One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555-0001
(877) 468-6978

Youngstown State University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1908. This school is in the center of Youngstown. YSU offers subjects including educational leadership, visual communications, and nursing. Students are offered 22 certificates, 31 degrees at the associates level, 121 degrees at the bachelors level, 58 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees by this school. In 2010, 15,084 students sought degrees from the 155 programs at YSU. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. YSU is one of 115 public post-secondary institutions in Ohio.

35. Edison State Community College

1973 Edison Dr
Piqua, OH 45356-9239
(937) 778-8600

Edison State Community College offers two programs in design. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in design and one degree at the associate's level in design. This community college is in Piqua, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Ohio. In terms of programs, it is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Ohio offering design.

36. Lakeland Community College

7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH 44094-5198
(440) 525-7000

Lakeland Community College offers one program in design and this college, which is very close to Kirtland, Ohio, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 9,831 students pursue degrees in 69 Lakeland Community College programs. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering design programs.

37. The University of Cincinnati - Main

2624 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063
(513) 556-6000

The University of Cincinnati-Main is near the center of the city. It offers four programs in design. Out of those, students are offered three design degrees at the bachelor's level by it and one degree at the master's level in design. Overall, 32,283 students pursue degrees in 312 programs at Cincy. Cincinnati is the second oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in design.

38. Ohio State University - Main

190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-6446

Ohio State University-Main, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Columbus, OH. This university offers four programs in design. More specifically, students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in design by OSU and one degree at the master's level in design. Overall, 56,064 students pursue degrees in 323 Ohio State programs. OSU is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering design programs.

39. Cedarville University

251 N. Main Street
Cedarville, OH 45314-0601
(937) 766-2211

Cedarville University offers one program in design. Cedarville is a 4-year institution.

40. The University of Akron Main Campus

302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-4702
(330) 972-7111

The University of Akron Main Campus offers one design program and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 27,076 students pursue degrees in 414 UA programs. UA is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Ohio offering programs in design.

41. Defiance College

701 N Clinton
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 784-4010

Defiance College offers one design program. 1,083 students seek degrees in 56 Defiance College programs, overall.

42. Mount Vernon Nazarene University

800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050-9500
(740) 392-6868

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is located in Mount Vernon, Ohio, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and MVNU offers one program in design. MVNU is a 4-year institution.

43. The Cuyahoga Community College District

700 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115-2878
(800) 954-8742

The Cuyahoga Community College District, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Cleveland, OH. It offers three programs in design. More specifically, it offers one certificate in design to students and two associate's level degrees in design. 31,250 students pursue degrees in 90 Cuyahoga Community College District programs, overall. This big college is the second biggest institution in the state of Ohio offering design in terms of programs.