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Design & Applied Arts at Texas Christian University

The Design & Applied Arts major is part of the visual & performing arts program at Texas Christian University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. Also, learn how TCU ranks among other schools offering degrees in design.

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Design & Applied Arts Degrees Available at TCU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design

TCU Design Rankings

TCU was ranked #27 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for design majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #2 in Texas.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Design & Applied Arts Graduates 13
Best Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 27
Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 51
Best Value Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 111
Most Popular Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 167
Most Focused Colleges for Design & Applied Arts 443

Popularity of Design at TCU

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Texas Christian University handed out 39 bachelor's degrees in design and applied arts. Due to this, the school was ranked #167 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 18% over the previous year when 33 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Design Graduates from TCU Make?

Salary of Design Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Design majors who earn their bachelor's degree from TCU go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $45,100 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $30,900 for all design bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do Design Graduates from TCU Have?

Student Debt of Design Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at TCU, design students borrow a median amount of $20,500 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all design bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $27,000.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the design program at TCU is $213 per month.

TCU Design Students

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

TCU Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Program

Of the 39 design students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from TCU, about 3% were men and 97% were women.

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

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at TCU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 82% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Design & Applied Arts Majors at Texas Christian University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 32
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Music 65
Fine & Studio Arts 23
Drama & Theater Arts 20
Dance 7
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2

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