Design Schools In Oklahoma

Design classes faculty can choose to work at one of 27 accredited design schools in Oklahoma. The trends in Oklahoma'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. University of Central Oklahoma

    100 N University Dr, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

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  2. Northeastern State University

    600 N Grand, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464-2399

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  3. Oklahoma Christian University

    2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, Oklahoma 73013-1100

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  4. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

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  5. Oklahoma Baptist University

    500 W University, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  6. Oklahoma City Community College

    7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159-9987

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  7. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

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  8. Oklahoma School of Photography

    2306 N Moore Ave, Moore, Oklahoma 73160

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  9. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee

    1801 E 4th St, Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447-3901

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  10. Oral Roberts University

    7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

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  11. Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098

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  12. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

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  13. High Plains Technology Center

    3921 34th St, Woodward, Oklahoma 73801

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  14. Central Technology Center

    3 CT Circle, Drumright, Oklahoma 74030

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  15. Moore Norman Technology Center

    4701 12th Avenue NW, Norman, Oklahoma 73069-8399

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  16. Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley Campus

    3420 S Memorial Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145-1390

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  17. Tulsa Technology Center-Riverside Campus

    801 East 91st, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74132-4008

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  18. Metro Technology Centers

    1900 Springlake Drive, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73111-5240

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  19. Canadian Valley Technology Center

    6505 E Hwy 66, El Reno, Oklahoma 73036

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  20. Meridian Technology Center

    1312 S Sangre Rd, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074-1899

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  21. Chisholm Trail Technology Center

    State Highway 33, Omega, Oklahoma 73764

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  22. Western Technology Center

    621 Sooner Drive, Burns Flat, Oklahoma 73624-1469

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  23. Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center

    4601 N Choctaw Rd, Choctaw, Oklahoma 73020-9017

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  24. Green Country Technology Center

    1100 North Loop 56, Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447

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  25. Vatterott College-Tulsa

    4343 S. 118th E. Ave, Suite A, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74146

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  26. ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City

    50 Penn Place Office Tower, 1900 NW Expressway St.-Ste 305, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118

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  27. ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa

    8421 East 61st Street, Suite U, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Design Employment

Oklahoma 2,770
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Oklahoma

3,040 3,040 3,010 2,960 2,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Design is a shrinking field in Oklahoma. 270 less design professionals were working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oklahoma, this field has shrunk by 9% in four years. This decline is faster 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 Oklahoma

$36,202 $39,640 $38,548 $40,823 $40,770
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
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 Oklahoma. The mean salary for design professionals in 2006 was $36,202 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,770 per year.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$24,178
25th percentile
$27,545
50th percentile
$34,008
75th percentile
$47,465
90th percentile
$65,927

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Oklahoma state, within the field of design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid design professionals earn 173% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Computer Animation
$49,870
Design
$40,770
Drafting
$47,418
Game Design
$56,280
Graphic Design
$34,470
Industrial Design
$51,480
Interior Design
$49,230
Visual Communications
$36,898
Web Design
$34,470

In Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma

associate
8
bachelor
11
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
21
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The number of students graduating from the 27 accredited design schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In 2006, 266 students graduated from design courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 309 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of design school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma by 16%. 51% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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