Graphic Design in Arizona

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Schools Offering Graphic Design Programs in Arizona


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Arizona receive graphic design degrees every year. That means an estimated 341 graphic designers graduate from Arizona's 14 graphic design schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a graphic design program is Arizona State University. Arizona State University, which was ranked 57th in the country in 2010, is located in Tempe. 42 students graduated with a degree in graphic design from Arizona State University in 2010. Students at Arizona State University paid $8,132 per year in tuition fees.

Maricopa Skill Center, which is located in Phoenix, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a graphic design program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Maricopa Skill Center graphic design program.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a graphic design program is The Art Center Design College-Tucson, which is located in Tucson. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, The Art Center Design College-Tucson graduated 17 students from its graphic design programs. The tuition rate at The Art Center Design College-Tucson was $27,125 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Arizona graphic design school, average tuition will be $8,905 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,412 per year to $27,125 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona graphic design schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
  2. Collins College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $23,550 per year
  3. University of Advancing Technology - located in Tempe, students are charged $19,200 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona graphic design schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  3. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year

A graphic design degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Most people who graduate from graphic design school in Arizona go on to work as a graphic designer. In 2010, there were 3,140 graphic designers working in Arizona. The Arizona counties with the largest populations of graphic designers are:

  1. Maricopa County - 2,430 graphic designers
  2. Pima County - 510 graphic designers
  3. Coconino County - 50 graphic designers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,080 graphic designers will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of graphic designers to grow by 3%.

Salary

A graphic designer in Arizona earns $43,480 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Arizona graphic designers earned as little as less than $18,490 per year or as much as more than $78,100 per year. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for a graphic designer are:

  1. Maricopa County - $44,640 per year
  2. Coconino County - $41,710 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $41,530 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for graphic designers are:

  1. Cochise County - $36,000 per year
  2. Pima County - $39,040 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $41,530 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in graphic design and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer animation or graphic design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in Arizona
  • Certificate in Graphic Design in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,489 miles from location The Art Institute of Phoenix Phoenix AZ 24.4504 92% 1,243
7,483 miles from location Collins College Phoenix AZ 19.6586 n/a 1,171
7,484 miles from location University of Advancing Technology Tempe AZ 20.1318 48% 1,147
7,488 miles from location Maricopa Skill Center Phoenix AZ 31.6094 n/a 941
7,439 miles from location The Art Institute of Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3088 84% 346
7,441 miles from location The Art Center Design College-Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3803 100% 279
 

Curious what studying Graphic Design gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Graphic Designers + 3,140 $43,480 -20.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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