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Top Graphic Design Programs in Kentucky

Written by ACR StaffMarch 12, 2012
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Kentucky is home to several colleges and universities with top-tier graphic design programs. While Louisville and Lexington are the state’s largest and most progressive cities, smaller cities such as Bowling Green and Murray are also growing in popularity among area creatives. Kentucky’s top schools for graphic designers made the list for several reasons. These schools are affordable, convenient, and the production facilities are state-of-the art. The state’s top schools also have excellent job placement services, a variety of clubs and organizations, and easy access to cultural opportunities and recreation.

Most “top schools” lists are published each year. Students, student groups, alumni, bloggers, and other small groups usually publish them. While unofficial, meaning, “top” lists are not published by organizations such as Princeton Review, Forbes, or U.S. News & World Report, these lists are still important tools for students during their initial school search. The reason for this is, most “top schools” lists address many of the issues that concern college-bound students on a budget.

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Continue reading to find out which Kentucky schools made the list of “op graphic design schools, and what they have to offer. Please note that the top schools listed below are in order by student population from largest to smallest.

Top Graphic Design School Programs Kentucky Major Cities

Bowling Green
Western Kentucky University
Student Population: 17,821
Backdrop: City, 235-acre campus, easy access to Nashville
Degrees Offered: B. A. Visual Studies with Concentration in Graphic Design, B. F. A. Visual Arts with Concentration in Graphic Design

Sullivan College of Technology and Design
Student Population: 705
Backdrop: Urban, 10-acre campus, easy access to all of Louisville
Degrees Offered: A. A. S., B. A. Computer Graphic Design

Top Graphic Design School Programs Kentucky Other Cities and Towns

Murray State University
Student Population: 8,429
Backdrop: Rural, 236-acre campus
Degrees Offered: B. A./B. S. Studio Art, B. F. A. Studio Art with Emphasis in Graphic Design

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