Design Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 22 accredited schools where design classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Kansas, 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. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  2. Cloud County Community College

    2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, Kansas 66901-1002

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  3. Cowley County Community College

    125 S 2nd St, Arkansas City, Kansas 67005

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  4. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  5. Highland Community College in Highland

    606 W Main, Highland, Kansas 66035-4165

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  6. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  7. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  8. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

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  9. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  11. MidAmerica Nazarene University

    2030 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062-1899

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  12. Northwest Kansas Technical College

    1209 Harrison St, Goodland, Kansas 67735

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  13. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  14. Salina Area Technical College

    2562 Centennial Road, Salina, Kansas 67401

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  15. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  16. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  17. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  18. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  19. Wichita Area Technical College

    4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100, Wichita, Kansas 67226

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  20. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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  21. ITT Technical Institute-Wichita

    8111 E. 32nd Street North, Suite 103, Wichita, Kansas 67226

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  22. The Art Institutes International_??_??_Kansas City

    8202 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Design Employment

Kansas 3,100
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Kansas

3,850 3,490 3,660 3,380 3,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of design professionals is shrinking in Kansas. In 2010 there were 750 less design professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of design has shrunk by 19% in Kansas. This decline is faster than the national trend for design professionals which shows a 8% decrease in the number of design professionals working around the nation.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$37,932 $40,375 $36,279 $49,337 $50,738
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to design professionals are growing in Kansas. Design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,932 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,738 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$25,110
25th percentile
$32,364
50th percentile
$41,504
75th percentile
$56,460
90th percentile
$71,416

This represents a growth in salaries of 25%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid design professionals earning 109% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Kansas state.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Kansas

Computer Animation
$41,190
Design
$50,738
Drafting
$45,540
Game Design
$61,615
Graphic Design
$39,860
Industrial Design
$84,990
Interior Design
$44,660
Visual Communications
$38,442
Web Design
$39,860

In Kansas, design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
21
bachelor
10
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
14
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The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited design schools in Kansas is decreasing. In 2006, 366 students graduated from design courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 230 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 37%. 45% of these graduates received a associate's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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