Graphic Design in Florida

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Schools Offering Graphic Design Programs in Florida


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Florida receive graphic design degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,286 graphic designers graduate from Florida's 34 graphic design schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Miami, which is located in Miami, is the top-ranked school in Florida that has a graphic design program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. 10 students graduated with a degree in graphic design from University of Miami in 2010. Students at University of Miami paid $37,836 per year in tuition fees.

The University of Tampa, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a graphic design program. It is located in Tampa. 20 students graduated with degree in graphic design from The University of Tampa in 2010. Tuition at The University of Tampa was $23,218 per year.

Flagler College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a graphic design program. It is located in Saint Augustine. In 2010, Flagler College graduated 36 students from its graphic design programs. The tuition rate at Flagler College was $13,860 per year.

Cost

Graphic design schools in Florida, charge students an average tuition of $14,432 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,836 per year, or as little as $2,198 per year. The Florida graphic design schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year
  3. Ringling College of Art and Design - located in Sarasota, students are charged $32,290 per year

The graphic design schools in Florida that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Radford M Locklin Technical Center - located in Milton, students are charged $2,198 per year
  2. Ridge Career Center - located in Winter Haven, students are charged $2,385 per year
  3. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - located in Tallahassee, students are charged $4,635 per year

A graphic design degree from a Florida school... what next?

A large number of Florida graphic design graduates become graphic designers. If you decide to work as a graphic designer in Florida, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 11,160 Florida graphic designers as of 2010. The Florida counties with the largest populations of graphic designers are:

  1. Miami-Dade County - 1,970 graphic designers
  2. Hernando County - 1,860 graphic designers
  3. Lake County - 1,750 graphic designers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of graphic designers in Florida will shrink by -1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 17,900 graphic designers working in Florida.

Salary

On average, a graphic designer earns a salary of $42,700 per year in Florida state. However, Florida graphic designers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,220 per year to more than $84,320 per year in 2010. The following counties in Florida have the highest average salaries for graphic designers:

  1. Palm Beach County - $50,610 per year
  2. Broward County - $46,100 per year
  3. Lake County - $43,900 per year

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

  1. Bay County - $33,460 per year
  2. Bradford County - $34,130 per year
  3. Alachua County - $34,260 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Florida 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 Florida
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Graphic Design in Florida
  • Certificate in Graphic Design in Florida

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,780 miles from location Marchman Technical Education Center New Port Richey FL n/a n/a n/a
5,765 miles from location University of Florida Gainesville FL 51.5494 57% 50,691
5,885 miles from location Florida State University Tallahassee FL 44.3212 42% 39,785
5,615 miles from location Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale FL 40.4804 100% 16,882
5,619 miles from location University of Miami Miami FL 80.2467 21% 15,629
5,884 miles from location Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee FL 28.1175 53% 12,274
5,697 miles from location Full Sail University Winter Park FL 30.7935 n/a 7,516
5,765 miles from location The University of Tampa Tampa FL 60.8242 23% 6,291
5,752 miles from location Rasmussen College-Florida Ocala FL 15.2745 n/a 3,982
5,614 miles from location AI Miami International University of Art and Design Miami FL 24.2494 50% 3,913
5,699 miles from location Stetson University De Land FL 29.1467 20% 3,790
5,611 miles from location Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach FL 59.622 44% 3,260
5,612 miles from location The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale FL 24.6928 95% 3,217
5,705 miles from location Flagler College Saint Augustine FL 59.9923 49% 2,716
5,723 miles from location Southwest Florida College Fort Myers FL 17.3818 n/a 2,432
5,733 miles from location Florida Southern College Lakeland FL 59.8689 33% 2,426
5,614 miles from location Lynn University Boca Raton FL 18.2065 23% 2,224
5,703 miles from location Mid Florida Tech Orlando FL 17.6537 n/a 2,042
5,770 miles from location International Academy of Design and Technology-Tampa Tampa FL 13.937 n/a 1,460
5,770 miles from location International Academy of Design and Technology-Online Tampa FL n/a n/a 1,409
5,767 miles from location Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota FL 28.5403 38% 1,318
5,619 miles from location McFatter Technical Center Fort Lauderdale FL 21.6473 n/a 1,283
5,626 miles from location Robert Morgan Educational Center Miami FL 3.88399 n/a 1,234
5,703 miles from location International Academy of Design and Technology Orlando FL 12.1848 n/a 1,121
5,613 miles from location South University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach FL 24.0702 82% 931
5,627 miles from location American InterContinental University Weston FL 18.967 93% 904
5,617 miles from location South Florida Institute of Technology Miami FL 32.096 n/a 858
5,961 miles from location Washington-Holmes Technical Center Chipley FL 23.7191 n/a 652
5,716 miles from location Ridge Career Center Winter Haven FL 10.9847 n/a 560
5,611 miles from location Digital Media Arts College Boca Raton FL 24.9271 n/a 422
6,050 miles from location Radford M Locklin Technical Center Milton FL 7.94196 n/a 278
5,623 miles from location College of Business and Technology-Flagler Campus Miami FL 30.5217 n/a 129
5,624 miles from location College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay Miami FL n/a n/a 124
5,625 miles from location College of Business and Technology Miami FL 32.0646 n/a 50
 

Curious what studying Graphic Design gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Graphic Designers + 11,160 $42,700 4.4%
 

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