Graphic Design Schools In Kansas

There are 12 accredited graphic design schools in Kansas for faculty who teach graphic design classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the state of Kansas, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


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. Flint Hills Technical College

    3301 W 18th St, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5957

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  4. Fort Scott Community College

    2108 S Horton, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701

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  5. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  6. Washburn Institute of Technology

    5724 SW Huntoon, Topeka, Kansas 66604-2117

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  7. MidAmerica Nazarene University

    2030 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062-1899

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  8. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  9. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  10. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  11. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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

    8202 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Kansas 1,990
National 192,240

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

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Kansas

2,160 2,000 2,170 2,060 1,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Graphic Design is a shrinking field in Kansas. 170 less graphic design professionals were working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of graphic design has shrunk by 8% in Kansas. This decline is faster than the change in the number of graphic design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$35,680 $37,600 $38,350 $40,120 $39,860
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by graphic design professionals is increasing in Kansas. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,680 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,860 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$23,880
25th percentile
$31,020
50th percentile
$37,620
75th percentile
$46,350
90th percentile
$58,840

Thus, graphic design professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of graphic design. The pay differential between the highest paid graphic design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Kansas

Art
$44,678
Computer Animation
$41,190
Design
$50,738
Graphic Design
$39,860
Visual Communications
$38,442
Web Design
$39,860

Graphic design professionals in Kansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total16

The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited graphic design schools in Kansas is decreasing. In 2006, 108 students graduated from graphic design courses in Kansas. And in 2010, 80 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 26%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an associate's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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