Student Achievement Data

Bachelor of Applied Arts

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Job placement

82 percent of our students who graduated in the 2020-2021 school year are employed in design or design-related positions.

Acceptance into graduate programs

None of the graduates from the 2020-2021 school year applied to graduate school.

Student retention

97 percent of the students admitted to the program between 2018 and 2020 have been retained in the program as a major or minor.

Graduation rates

Of the students graduating in the 2020-2021 school year, those who started at CMU as a freshman graduated in an average of 4.3 years. Students who transferred to CMU graduated in an average of 3.9 years. Some students choose to take 12 credits a semester or less in order to work part or full-time to cover their educational expenses, which impacts their ability to graduate within four years.