Design Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 26 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 New Jersey, and the future trends in design training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bergen Community College

    400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595

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  2. Berkeley College in Woodland Park

    44 Rifle Camp Rd, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424

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  3. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  4. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  5. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  6. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  7. Anthem Institute-Parsippany

    959 Route 46 East, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054-3897

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  8. County College of Morris

    214 Center Grove Rd, Randolph, New Jersey 07869-2086

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  9. duCret School of Arts

    1030 Central Ave, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060

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  10. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  11. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  12. Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art

    37 Myrtle Ave, Dover, New Jersey 07801

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  13. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  14. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  15. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  16. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  17. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

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  18. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

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  19. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  20. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  21. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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  22. Anthem Institute-Jersey City

    40 Journal Square, 1st Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  23. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School

    137 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, New Jersey 08753-2703

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  24. Anthem Institute-Cherry Hill

    2100 Rt 38 & Mall Dr, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

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  25. University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus

    100 Town Square Pl, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310-1756

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  26. Anthem Institute-North Brunswick

    US Route 1, South, North Brunswick, New Jersey 08902

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Design Employment

New Jersey 11,270
National 370,320

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

Employment Growth for Design professionals In New Jersey

12,290 12,540 12,340 11,790 11,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, design is a shrinking field. There were 1,020 less design professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8%. This is slower 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 New Jersey

$53,050 $53,781 $54,104 $58,983 $50,834
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to design professionals are declining in New Jersey. Design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,050 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,834 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$27,258
25th percentile
$35,184
50th percentile
$46,839
75th percentile
$62,412
90th percentile
$80,601

This represents a 4% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 196% 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 New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Computer Animation
$60,430
Design
$50,834
Drafting
$55,878
Fashion Design
$68,930
Game Design
$79,620
Graphic Design
$50,720
Industrial Design
$67,200
Interior Design
$54,270
Visual Communications
$48,460
Web Design
$50,720

In New Jersey, design professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
16
bachelor
15
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
16
Total47

The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited design schools in New Jersey is decreasing. In 2006, 715 students graduated from design courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 641 students graduated.

Thus there was a 10% percent decrease in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. A majority of these graduates, or 34%, graduated with a associate's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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