Design Schools In New York

New York has 75 accredited design schools where design faculty who teach design classes can find employment. The trends in New York's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alfred University

    One Saxon Drive, Alfred, New York 14802-1205

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  2. Briarcliffe College

    1055 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, New York 11714-3545

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  3. Bryant and Stratton College-Amherst Campus

    Audubon Business Centre, 40 Hazelwood Drive, Amherst, New York 14228

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  4. Bryant and Stratton College-Syracuse North

    8687 Carling Rd, Liverpool, New York 13090

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  5. Cazenovia College

    22 Sullivan St, Cazenovia, New York 13035

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  6. Cornell University

    Ithaca, New York 14853

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

    199 Chambers St, New York, New York 10007

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  8. CUNY Kingsborough Community College

    2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn, New York 11235-2398

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  9. CUNY Lehman College

    250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx, New York 10468

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  10. CUNY New York City College of Technology

    300 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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  11. CUNY Queens College

    65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367

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  12. Daemen College

    4380 Main St, Amherst, New York 14226-3592

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  13. Dowling College

    150 Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, New York 11769-1999

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  14. Dutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

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  15. Erie Community College

    121 Ellicott St, Buffalo, New York 14203

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  16. Fashion Institute of Technology

    227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001-5992

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  17. Finger Lakes Community College

    3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, New York 14424-8395

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  18. Fordham University

    441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, New York 10458

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Fulton-Montgomery Community College

    2805 State Hwy 67, Johnstown, New York 12095-3790

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  20. Genesee Community College

    One College Rd, Batavia, New York 14020

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  21. Hudson Valley Community College

    80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy, New York 12180

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  22. Jamestown Community College

    525 Falconer St, Jamestown, New York 14701

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  23. SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown

    320 S Service Rd, Melville, New York 11747

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  24. LIM College

    12 E 53rd St, New York, New York 10022-5268

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  25. Long Island University-C W Post Campus

    720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

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  26. Marist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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  27. Marymount Manhattan College

    221 E 71st St, New York, New York 10021-4597

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  28. Mercy College

    555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, New York 10522

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  29. Mildred Elley School

    855 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12206-1513

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  30. Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch

    1101 Sherman Dr, Utica, New York 13501-5394

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  31. Monroe Community College

    1000 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

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  32. Nassau Community College

    One Education Dr, Garden City, New York 11530-6793

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  33. The New School

    66 W 12th Street, New York, New York 10011-8603

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. New York University

    70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Niagara County Community College

    3111 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn, New York 14132

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  36. New York Institute of Technology

    Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, New York 11568-8000

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  37. New York School of Interior Design

    170 East 70th Street, New York, New York 10021

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  38. Onondaga Community College

    4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, New York 13215-4585

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  39. Pace University-New York

    1 Pace Plaza, New York, New York 10038-1598

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  40. Pratt Institute-Main

    200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

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  41. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    110 8th St, Troy, New York 12180-3590

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  42. Roberts Wesleyan College

    2301 Westside Dr, Rochester, New York 14624

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  43. Rochester Institute of Technology

    1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

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  44. Rockland Community College

    145 College Rd, Suffern, New York 10901

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  45. The Sage Colleges

    65 1st Street, Troy, New York 12180

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  46. The College of Saint Rose

    432 Western Ave, Albany, New York 12203-1490

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  47. Saint Thomas Aquinas College

    125 Rte 340, Sparkill, New York 10976-1050

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  48. St. John's University-New York

    8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439

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  49. Sullivan County Community College

    112 College Road, Loch Sheldrake, New York 12759-5151

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  50. SUNY College of Technology at Alfred

    Alfred, New York 14802

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  51. SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

    Cobleskill, New York 12043

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  52. University at Buffalo

    3435 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14214

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  53. SUNY College at Buffalo

    1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, New York 14222

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  54. SUNY College at Cortland

    Cortland, New York 13045-0900

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  55. SUNY at Fredonia

    280 Central Ave, Fredonia, New York 14063-1136

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  56. State University of New York at New Paltz

    1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, New York 12561-2443

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  57. SUNY College at Oneonta

    Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, New York 13820-4015

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  58. SUNY College at Oswego

    7060 State Route 104, Oswego, New York 13126

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  59. SUNY at Purchase College

    735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, New York 10577-1400

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  60. Syracuse University

    Syracuse, New York 13244-5040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  61. Tompkins Cortland Community College

    170 North St, Dryden, New York 13053-0139

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  62. Ulster County Community College

    491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, New York 12484

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  63. Villa Maria College

    240 Pine Ridge Rd, Buffalo, New York 14225-3999

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  64. School of Visual Arts

    209 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

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  65. The College of Westchester

    325 Central Ave, White Plains, New York 10606

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  66. SUNY Westchester Community College

    75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York 10595

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  67. Wood Tobe-Coburn School

    8 E 40th St, New York, New York 10016-0190

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  68. The Art Institute of New York City

    11-17 Beach Street, New York, New York 10013

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  69. Suffolk County Community College

    533 College Rd, Selden, New York 11784-2899

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  70. Bryant and Stratton College-Henrietta

    1225 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

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  71. ITT Technical Institute-Getzville

    2295 Millersport Hwy, Getzville, New York 14068-0327

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  72. ITT Technical Institute-Albany

    13 Airline Dr, Albany, New York 12205

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  73. ITT Technical Institute-Liverpool

    235 Greenfield Parkway, Liverpool, New York 13088-6651

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  74. Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES

    4500 Crown Rd, Liverpool, New York 13090

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  75. Anthem Institute - Manhattan

    498 Seventh Avenue 17th Floor, New York, New York 10018

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Design Employment

New York 41,440
National 370,320

Approximately 11% of the country's design professionals work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In New York

42,940 43,300 45,910 43,450 41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Design is a shrinking field in New York. There were 1,500 less design professionals working in New York in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 3%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in New York

$60,626 $63,155 $63,022 $65,822 $67,914
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
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 New York. Design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,626 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,914 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in New York

10th percentile
$33,048
25th percentile
$44,379
50th percentile
$62,921
75th percentile
$83,679
90th percentile
$104,437

Thus, design professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid design professionals earning 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New York state.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in New York

Computer Animation
$66,340
Design
$67,914
Drafting
$54,720
Fashion Design
$81,990
Game Design
$89,695
Graphic Design
$57,510
Industrial Design
$62,620
Interior Design
$64,400
Visual Communications
$59,000
Web Design
$57,510

In New York, design professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
67
bachelor
66
master
22
doctor
0
Certificate
14
Total169

The number of students graduating from the 75 accredited design schools in New York is increasing. In 2006 there were 4,710 design graduates from design courses in New York and in 2010 there were 5,528 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in New York by 17%. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned an associate's degree in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in New York

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