Design Schools In Indiana

Indiana has 35 accredited design schools where design faculty who teach design classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Indiana, and the future trends in design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Schools

  1. Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana

    1100 E 5th St, Anderson, Indiana 46012-3495

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  2. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Evansville

    1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47722

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  4. Grace College and Theological Seminary

    200 Seminary Dr, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590-1274

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  5. Huntington University

    2303 College Ave, Huntington, Indiana 46750

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  6. Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral

    220 Dean Johnson Blvd, South Bend, Indiana 46601-3415

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  7. Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana

    50 W. Fall Creek Parkway N. Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208-5752

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  8. Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus

    4475 Central Ave, Columbus, Indiana 47203-1868

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  9. Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo

    1815 E Morgan St, Kokomo, Indiana 46901-1373

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  10. Ivy Tech Community College-South Central

    8204 Hwy 311, Sellersburg, Indiana 47172-1897

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  11. Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest

    3501 First Ave, Evansville, Indiana 47710-3398

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  12. Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley

    7999 US Hwy 41, Terre Haute, Indiana 47802-4898

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  13. Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

    2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805-1499

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  14. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

    425 University Blvd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5143

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  15. University of Indianapolis

    1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227-3697

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  16. Indiana University-Bloomington

    107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7000

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. International Business College in Fort Wayne

    5699 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804-7145

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  18. International Business College-Indianapolis

    7205 Shadeland Station, Indianapolis, Indiana 46256-3954

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  19. ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne

    2810 Dupont Commerce Court, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825

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  20. ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis

    9511 Angola Ct, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268-1119

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  21. Marian University in Indianapolis

    3200 Cold Spring Rd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46222-1997

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  22. Indiana Wesleyan University

    4201 S Washington St, Marion, Indiana 46953-4974

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  23. University of Notre Dame

    Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

    19 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Oakland City University

    138 N Lucretia St, Oakland City, Indiana 47660-1099

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  25. University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

    2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808-3994

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  26. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana 47876-1099

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  27. Taylor University

    236 W Reade Ave, Upland, Indiana 46989-1001

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  28. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

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  29. Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. ITT Technical Institute-Newburgh

    10999 Stahl Rd, Newburgh, Indiana 47630

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  31. University of Phoenix-Indianapolis Campus

    7999 Knue Rd Ste 100 & 500, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250-1932

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  32. The Art Institute of Indianapolis

    3500 DePauw Blvd Suite 1010, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

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  33. University of Phoenix-Northwest Indiana Campus

    8401 Ohio Street, Merrillville, Indiana 46410-6687

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  34. ITT Technical Institute-South Bend

    17390 Dugdale Dr Ste 100, South Bend, Indiana 46635

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  35. TechSkills-Indianapolis

    8555 N River Rd Ste 160, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Design Employment

Indiana 7,080
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Indiana

7,850 7,800 7,960 7,320 7,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Design is a shrinking field in Indiana. 770 less design professionals were working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 10%. This is faster than the trend for design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$39,249 $41,266 $43,702 $43,315 $45,100
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of design professionals is declining, the salaries paid to design professionals are increasing in Indiana. Design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,249 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,100 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Indiana

10th percentile
$25,581
25th percentile
$30,866
50th percentile
$39,955
75th percentile
$53,689
90th percentile
$69,396

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 171% pay differential between the highest paid design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of design in Indiana.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Indiana

Computer Animation
$46,420
Design
$45,100
Drafting
$47,760
Fashion Design
$54,160
Game Design
$60,745
Graphic Design
$39,400
Industrial Design
$51,830
Interior Design
$39,370
Visual Communications
$43,738
Web Design
$39,400

Design professionals in Indiana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Indiana

associate
26
bachelor
29
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total59

As the number of design professionals is decreasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 35 accredited design schools in Indiana state is increasing. In Indiana, there were 491 graduates in 2006. And there were 525 graduates from design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 7% percent increase in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 49%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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