Design Schools In Michigan

Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 56 accredited design schools in Michigan. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Michigan, 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. Adrian College

    110 S Madison St, Adrian, Michigan 49221-2575

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  2. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  3. Baker College of Owosso

    1020 S Washington St, Owosso, Michigan 48867

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  4. Baker College of Flint

    1050 West Bristol Road, Flint, Michigan 48507-5508

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  5. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  6. Mott Community College

    1401 E Court St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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  7. Cranbrook Academy of Art

    39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304

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  8. College for Creative Studies

    201 E Kirby, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  9. Davenport University

    6191 Kraft Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512-9396

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  10. Delta College

    1961 Delta Road, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  11. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  12. Ferris State University

    1201 S State St, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307-2251

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  13. Glen Oaks Community College

    62249 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, Michigan 49032-9719

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  14. Gogebic Community College

    E 4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, Michigan 49938

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  15. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  16. Henry Ford Community College

    5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128-1495

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  17. ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming

    1980 Metro Court S.W., Wyoming, Michigan 49519

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  18. Jackson Community College

    2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49201-8399

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  19. Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    6767 West O Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49003-4070

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  20. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  21. Kirtland Community College

    10775 N Saint Helen Road, Roscommon, Michigan 48653

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  22. Lake Michigan College

    2755 E Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022-1899

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  23. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  24. Lawrence Technological University

    21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan 48075-1058

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  25. Macomb Community College

    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, Michigan 48088-3896

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  26. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  27. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

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  28. University of Michigan-Flint

    303 E Kearsley, Flint, Michigan 48502-1950

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  29. Mid Michigan Community College

    1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison, Michigan 48625-9447

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  30. Monroe County Community College

    1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Michigan 48161-9746

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  31. Baker College of Muskegon

    1903 Marquette Ave, Muskegon, Michigan 49442

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  32. Muskegon Community College

    221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, Michigan 49442-1432

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  33. North Central Michigan College

    1515 Howard St, Petoskey, Michigan 49770

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  34. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  35. Northwestern Michigan College

    1701 E Front St, Traverse City, Michigan 49686

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  36. Oakland Community College

    2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304-2266

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  37. Saginaw Valley State University

    7400 Bay Rd, University Center, Michigan 48710

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  38. Schoolcraft College

    18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152-2696

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  39. St Clair County Community College

    323 Erie Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48061-5015

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  40. Specs Howard School of Media Arts

    19900 W Nine Mile Rd, Southfield, Michigan 48075

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  41. Spring Arbor University

    106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799

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  42. Washtenaw Community College

    4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105-4800

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  43. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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  44. ITT Technical Institute-Troy

    1522 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083-1905

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  45. Baker College of Port Huron

    3403 Lapeer Road, Port Huron, Michigan 48060

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  46. Baker College of Auburn Hills

    1500 University Dr, Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326-2642

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  47. Baker College of Clinton Township

    34950 Little Mack Ave, Clinton Township, Michigan 48035

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  48. Baker College of Cadillac

    9600 E 13th St, Cadillac, Michigan 49601-9600

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  49. Baker College Center for Graduate Studies

    1116 W Bristol Rd, Flint, Michigan 48507

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  50. University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus

    5480 Corporate Dr Ste 240, Troy, Michigan 48098-2623

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  51. University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus

    318 River Ridge Dr NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544-1683

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  52. ITT Technical Institute-Canton

    1905 S. Haggerty Rd, Canton, Michigan 48188-2025

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  53. Baker College of Allen Park

    4500 Enterprise Dr, Allen Park, Michigan 48101

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  54. International Academy of Design and Technology in Troy

    1850 Research Drive, Troy, Michigan 48083

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  55. ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek

    6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473

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  56. The Art Institute of Michigan

    28125 Cabot Drive, Suite 120, Novi, Michigan 48377-2985

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Cities

  1. Design Schools in Flint, MI4 Schools
  2. Design Schools in Troy, MI3 Schools
  3. Design Schools in Grand Rapids, MI3 Schools
  4. Design Schools in Bloomfield Hills, MI2 Schools
  5. Design Schools in Muskegon, MI2 Schools
  6. Design Schools in Southfield, MI2 Schools
  7. Design Schools in Port Huron, MI2 Schools
  8. Design Schools in Livonia, MI2 Schools
  9. Design Schools in Kalamazoo, MI2 Schools
  10. Design Schools in Jackson, MI1 Schools
  11. Design Schools in Adrian, MI1 Schools
  12. Design Schools in Auburn Hills, MI1 Schools
  13. Design Schools in Spring Arbor, MI1 Schools
  14. Design Schools in Novi, MI1 Schools
  15. Design Schools in Big Rapids, MI1 Schools
  16. Design Schools in Swartz Creek, MI1 Schools
  17. Design Schools in Clinton, MI1 Schools
  18. Design Schools in Harrison, MI1 Schools
  19. Design Schools in Cadillac, MI1 Schools
  20. Design Schools in Roscommon, MI1 Schools
  21. Design Schools in Traverse City, MI1 Schools
  22. Design Schools in Warren, MI1 Schools
  23. Design Schools in Mount Pleasant, MI1 Schools
  24. Design Schools in Petoskey, MI1 Schools
  25. Design Schools in Allen Park, MI1 Schools
  26. Design Schools in East Lansing, MI1 Schools
  27. Design Schools in Marquette, MI1 Schools
  28. Design Schools in Ann Arbor, MI1 Schools
  29. Design Schools in Owosso, MI1 Schools
  30. Design Schools in Ironwood, MI1 Schools
  31. Design Schools in Dearborn, MI1 Schools
  32. Design Schools in Lansing, MI1 Schools
  33. Design Schools in Wyoming, MI1 Schools
  34. Design Schools in Monroe, MI1 Schools
  35. Design Schools in Battle Creek, MI1 Schools
  36. Design Schools in Canton, MI1 Schools
  37. Design Schools in Benton Harbor, MI1 Schools
  38. Design Schools in Ypsilanti, MI1 Schools
  39. Design Schools in Centreville, MI1 Schools
  40. Design Schools in Detroit, MI1 Schools
  41. Design Schools in Berrien Springs, MI1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Design Employment

Michigan 11,970
National 370,320

Approximately 3% of the country's design professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Michigan

17,220 17,930 15,000 13,330 11,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of design is shrinking. In 2010 there were 5,250 less design professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. This represents a 30% decline in the field. 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 Michigan

$50,534 $52,726 $53,200 $50,598 $49,267
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The salaries paid to design professionals are declining in Michigan. The mean salary for design professionals in 2006 was $50,534 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,267 per year.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$26,767
25th percentile
$35,194
50th percentile
$46,661
75th percentile
$59,459
90th percentile
$74,006

This represents a decline in salaries of 3%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 176% 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 Michigan.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Michigan

Computer Animation
$56,020
Design
$49,267
Drafting
$49,305
Game Design
$63,812
Graphic Design
$42,220
Industrial Design
$72,000
Interior Design
$56,270
Visual Communications
$49,630
Web Design
$42,220

In Michigan, design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
76
bachelor
48
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
36
Total168

As the number of design professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 56 accredited design schools in Michigan state is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,403 design graduates from design courses in Michigan and in 2010 there were 1,585 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan by 13%. 45% of these graduates received a associate's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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