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Graphic Design Schools In Indiana

In Indiana, there are 9 accredited schools where graphic design classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Indiana's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


  1. University of Evansville

    1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47722

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  2. Grace College and Theological Seminary

    200 Seminary Dr, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590-1274

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  3. Indiana Institute of Technology

    1600 E Washington Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803-1228

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  4. Indiana Wesleyan University

    4201 S Washington St, Marion, Indiana 46953-4974

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  5. Oakland City University

    138 N Lucretia St, Oakland City, Indiana 47660-1099

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  6. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana 47876-1099

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  7. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

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  8. Purdue University-Main Campus

    Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. The Art Institute of Indianapolis

    3500 DePauw Blvd Suite 1010, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268

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Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Indiana 3,170
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Indiana

3,250 3,340 3,630 3,340 3,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Graphic Design is a shrinking field in Indiana. 80 less graphic design professionals were working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. 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 Indiana

$39,160 $38,030 $39,280 $38,780 $39,400
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to graphic design professionals are growing in Indiana. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,160 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,400 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Indiana

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Thus, there was a 1% growth in graphic design professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of graphic design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid graphic design professionals earning 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Indiana state.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Indiana

Computer Animation
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited graphic design schools in Indiana is increasing. In 2006, 43 students graduated from graphic design courses in Indiana. And in 2010, 53 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana by 23%. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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