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Industrial Design Schools in Pennsylvania

There are five schools in the state of Pennsylvania offering industrial design programs. In 2010, 122 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania industrial design schools. 111 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 137 students graduate from industrial design programs in this state per year. This accounts for 7% of students who schools in the United States graduate from industrial design programs. Of those, two students graduated with an industrial design degree at the associate's level, 111 with a bachelor's level degree, and nine with a master's level degree.

Five industrial design schools are in Pennsylvania. And out of these, five schools are private. Private industrial design school tuition varies from $17,632 to $42,136.

Average tuition for programs in industrial design is $36,018. While the lowest tuition in Pennsylvania is at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh, the highest tuition for industrial design programs, which is $42,136 each year, is at Carnegie Mellon University.

Industrial design schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Industrial Design Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

On average, 137 students graduate from industrial design programs in this state per year. This accounts for 7% of students who schools in the United States graduate from industrial design programs. Of those, two students graduated with an industrial design degree at the associate's level, 111 with a bachelor's level degree, and nine with a master's level degree.

Industrial Design Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 14
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 129
  • Bachelor 2007: 139
  • Bachelor 2008: 146
  • Bachelor 2009: 136
  • Bachelor 2010: 111
  • Master 2006: 4
  • Master 2007: 5
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 1
  • Master 2010: 9

Industrial Design Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Schools in this northeastern state offer a total of seven programs in industrial design. Of these programs, close to 71.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Industrial Design Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34910
  • 25th Percentile: 44260
  • Median: 58280
  • 75th Percentile: 75390
  • 90th Percentile: 89090

Career Trends

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

Commercial and Industrial Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51230
  • Median Salary 2007: 49010
  • Median Salary 2008: 49030
  • Median Salary 2009: 53260
  • Median Salary 2010: 58280
  • Total Employed 2006: 1360
  • Total Employed 2007: 1570
  • Total Employed 2008: 1860
  • Total Employed 2009: 1780
  • Total Employed 2010: 1920

Pennsylvania vs National Industrial Design Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Industrial Design Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 6.697% (1920)

Industrial Design Schools in Pennsylvania

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1. The Art Institute of Philadelphia - Philadelphia

1622 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5198
(800) 275-2474

The Art Institute of Philadelphia-Philadelphia is in the center of Philadelphia and this college offers one program in industrial design. Overall, 3,522 students seek degrees in 24 Art Institute of Philadelphia-Philadelphia programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering industrial design in terms of programs.

2. Philadelphia University

School House Lane and Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
(215) 951-2700

Philadelphia University is near the center of the city and it offers one program in industrial design. 3,619 students seek degrees in 61 Philadelphia University programs, overall. This medium-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering industrial design.

3. Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2000

Carnegie Mellon University offers one industrial design program and this university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Pittsburgh, PA. This large university is one of 10 research universities in Pennsylvania. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in industrial design.

4. The University of Arts

320 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901
(215) 717-6000

The University of Arts is in the center of Philadelphia. UArts offers two industrial design programs. More specifically, this college offers students one industrial design degree at the bachelor's level and one degree at the master's level in industrial design. This college is one of 9 art colleges in Pennsylvania. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks fifth in the state of Pennsylvania.

5. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

420 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1328
(412) 291-6200

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh is in the center of Pittsburgh. AI offers two industrial design programs. Out of those, AI-Pittsburgh offers one associate's level degree in industrial design to students and one bachelor's level industrial design degree. It is one of 9 art colleges in Pennsylvania. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering industrial design.