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Design & Applied Arts at California University of Pennsylvania

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Design & Applied Arts at California University of Pennsylvania

Design & Applied Arts is one of the majors in the visual & performing arts program at California University of Pennsylvania.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how Cal U ranks in comparison to other schools with design programs.

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Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available at Cal U

  • Associate’s Degree in Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

Cal U Design Rankings

The bachelor's program at Cal U was ranked #118 on College Factual's Best Schools for design list. It is also ranked #10 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 26
Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 46
Best Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 118
Highest Paid Design & Applied Arts Graduates 169
Most Popular Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 172
Most Focused Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 445

Popularity of Design at Cal U

During the 2018-2019 academic year, California University of Pennsylvania handed out 25 bachelor's degrees in design and applied arts. Due to this, the school was ranked #172 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 19% over the previous year when 31 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Design Graduates from Cal U Make?

Salary of Design Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of design students who receive their bachelor's degree at Cal U is $27,500. This is less than $30,900, which is the national median of all design majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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How Much Student Debt Do Design Graduates from Cal U Have?

Student Debt of Design Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Cal U, design students borrow a median amount of $27,000 in student loans. This is about the same as the median debt load of alldesign bachelor's degree recipients across the nation.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the design program at Cal U is $280 per month.

Design Student Diversity at Cal U

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the design majors at California University of Pennsylvania.

Cal U Design & Applied Arts Associate’s Program

Of the 14 students who earned an associate's degree in Design & Applied Arts from Cal U in 2018-2019, 43% were men and 57% were women.

Cal U Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 79% of 2019 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a associate's in design.

Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at California University of Pennsylvania
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Cal U Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

Of the 25 design students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Cal U, about 36% were men and 64% were women.

Cal U Gender Breakdown of Design & Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Cal U are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 84% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in design.

Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at California University of Pennsylvania
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 21
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 13
Music 12
Drama & Theater Arts 5

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