We are currently collecting information about graphic design programs across the US as part of our 4th annual rankings of the top graphic design schools in the US. As part of our information gathering process, we kindly ask that each school submit this survey. Thank you in advance.
Examples: BS in Graphic Design, MFA Graphic Design, or BFA Art - Graphic Design concentration.
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Boise State University, ID
Northwest Nazarene University, ID
University of Idaho, ID
American Academy of Art, IL
Augustana College, IL
Aurora University, IL
Benedictine University, IL
Bradley University, IL
Chicago State University, IL
Columbia College Chicago, IL
DePaul University, IL
Dominican University, IL
Eastern Illinois University, IL
Elmhurst College, IL
Harrington College of Design, IL
Illinois State University, IL
Illinois Wesleyan University, IL
Judson University, IL
Lewis University, IL
North Central College, IL
Northeastern Illinois University, IL
Northern Illinois University, IL
Olivet Nazarene University, IL
Quincy University, IL
Robert Morris University, IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
University of Illinois at Springfield, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, IL
Western Illinois University, IL
Wheaton College, IL
Ball State University, IN
Bethel College, IN
Franklin College, IN
Goshen College , IN
Grace College and Theological Seminary, IN
Holy Cross College, IN
Huntington University, IN
Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech), IN
Indiana State University, IN
Indiana University-Purdue University , IN
Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
Indiana University - Kokomo, IN
Indiana University - Northwest, IN
Indiana University - South Bend, IN
Indiana University - Southeast, IN
Indiana Wesleyan University, IN
Marian University, IN
Oakland City University, IN
Purdue University, IN
Purdue University - Calumet, IN
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, IN
Taylor University, IN
University of Evansville, IN
University of Indianapolis, IN
University of Notre Dame, IN
University of Saint Francis, IN
University of Southern Indiana, IN
Valparaiso University, IN
Ashford University, IA
Briar Cliff University, IA
Buena Vista University, IA
Clarke University, IA
Dordt College, IA
Drake University, IA
Graceland University, IA
Grand View University, IA
Iowa State University, IA
Loras College, IA
Morningside College, IA
Mount Mercy, IA
Northwestern College, IA
Simpson College, IA
St. Ambrose University, IA
University of Dubuque, IA
University of Iowa, IA
University of Northern Iowa, IA
Upper Iowa University, IA
Waldorf College, IA
Wartburg College, IA
Baker University, KS
Bethany College, KS
Emporia State University, KS
Fort Hays State University, KS
Friends University, KS
Kansas State University, KS
Kansas Wesleyan University, KS
McPherson College, KS
MidAmerica Nazarene University, KS
Newman University, KS
Pittsburg State University, KS
Sterling College, KS
Tabor College, KS
University of Kansas, KS
University of Saint Mary, KS
Washburn University, KS
Wichita State University, KS
Cranbrook Academy of Art, MI
Andrews University, MI
Central Michigan University, MI
Eastern Michigan University, MI
Grand Valley State University, MI
Ferris State University (KCAD), MI
Lawrence Technological University, MI
Madonna University, MI
Michigan State University, MI
Northern Michigan University, MI
Oakland University, MI
Olivet College, MI
Saginaw Valley State University, MI
Siena Heights University, MI
Spring Arbor University, MI
University of Detroit Mercy, MI
University of Michigan - Flint, MI
Wayne State University , MI
Alma College, MI
Calvin College, MI
College for Creative Studies, MI
Western Michigan University, MI
Augsburg College, MN
Bethany Lutheran College, MN
Bethel University, MN
Concordia College, MN
Concordia University - St. Paul, MN
Crown College, MN
Minneapolis College of Art &Design, MN
Minnesota State University - Mankato, MN
Minnesota State University - Moorhead, MN
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, MN
Southwest Minnesota State University, MN
St. Catherine University, MN
St. Cloud State University, MN
The College of St. Scholastica, MN
University of Minnesota - Duluth, MN
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, MN
University of Northwestern, MN
Winona State University, MN
Avila University, MO
Columbia College of Missouri, MO
Culver-Stockton College, MO
Drury University, MO
Evangel University, MO
Fontbonne University, MO
Kansas City Art Institute, MO
Lindenwood University, MO
Maryville University, MO
Missouri Southern State University, MO
Missouri State University, MO
Missouri Valley College, MO
Missouri Western State University, MO
Northwest Missouri State University, MO
Park University, MO
Saint Louis University, MO
Southeast Missouri State University, MO
Southwest Baptist University, MO
Stephens College, MO
Truman State University, MO
University of Central Missouri, MO
University of Missouri, MO
University of Missouri - Kansas City, MO
University of Missouri - St. Louis, MO
Washington University at St. Louis, MO
Webster University, MO
William Woods University, MO
Montana State University, MT
Hastings College, NE
Midland University, NE
Union College, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Kearney, NE
Wayne State College, NE
Peru State College, NE
Minot State University, ND
University of North Dakota, ND
AIC College of Design, OH
Ashland University, OH
Baldwin Wallace University, OH
Bowling Green State University, OH
Cedarville University, OH
Central State University, OH
Cleveland Institute of Art, OH
Columbus College of Art and Design, OH
Defiance College, OH
Kent State University, OH
Malone University, OH
Marietta College, OH
Miami University, OH
Mount St. Joseph University, OH
Mount Vernon Nazarene University, OH
Muskingum College, OH
Notre Dame College, OH
Ohio Dominican University, OH
Ohio Northern University, OH
Ohio State University, OH
Ohio University, OH
Ohio Wesleyan University, OH
Otterbein University, OH
Shawnee State University, OH
The North Coast College, OH
University of Akron, OH
University of Cincinnati, OH
University of Dayton, OH
University of Findlay, OH
University of Mount Union, OH
University of Rio Grande, OH
Walsh University, OH
Wittenburg University, OH
Wright State University, OH
Xavier University, OH
Youngstown State University, OH
Augustana College, SD
Black Hills State University, SD
Dakota State University, SD
Dakota Wesleyan University, SD
Mount Marty College, SD
South Dakota State University, SD
University of Sioux Falls, SD
University of South Dakota, SD
Cardinal Stritch University, WI
Carroll University, WI
Carthage College, WI
Concordia University - Wisconsin, WI
Edgewood College, WI
Lakeland College, WI
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD), WI
Northland College, WI
St. Norbert College, WI
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, WI
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, WI
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, WI
University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, WI
University of Wisconsin - Parkside, WI
University of Wisconsin - Plateville, WI
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, WI
University of Wisconsin - Stout, WI
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, WI
University of Wisconsin - River Falls, WI
Viterbo University, WI
Marian University, WI
Mount Mary University, WI
University of Wyoming, WY
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Auburn University, AL
Samford University, AL
Spring Hill College, AL
University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL
Arkansas Tech University, AR
Harding University, AR
Henderson State University, AR
John Brown University, AR
Ouachita Baptist University, AR
Southern Arkansas University, AR
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, AR
University of Arkansas - Little Rock, AR
University of Central Arkansas, AR
Arkansas State University, AR
Barry University, FL
Flagler College, FL
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), FL
Florida Atlantic University, FL
Florida Southern College, FL
Florida State University, FL
Full Sail University, FL
Indian River State College, FL
Jacksonville University, FL
Lynn University, FL
Miami International University of Art & Design , FL
New World School of the Arts, FL
Nova Southeastern University, FL
Palm Beach Atlantic University, FL
Pensacola Christian College, FL
Ringling College of Art and Design, FL
The Art Institute of Tampa, FL
University of Central Florida, FL
University of Florida, FL
University of Miami, FL
University of North Florida, FL
University of South Florida - St. Petersburg, FL
University of Tampa, FL
University of West Florida, FL
Sanford-Brown, FL
Albany State University, GA
Armstrong State University, GA
Full Sail University, GA
Georgia Southern University, GA
Georgia State University, GA
Kennesaw State University, GA
Mercer University, GA
Morehouse College, GA
Reinhardt University, GA
Savannah College of Art and Design, GA
South University, GA
The Art Institute of Atlanta, GA
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
University of Georgia - Carrollton, GA
Asbury University, KY
Bellarmine University, KY
Campbellsville University, KY
Eastern Kentucky University, KY
Kentucky School of Art at Spalding University, KY
Kentucky Wesleyan College, KY
Midway College, KY
Morehead State University, KY
Murray State University, KY
Northern Kentucky University, KY
Sullivan College of Techology and Design, KY
Thomas More College, KY
University of Louisville, KY
Western Kentucky University, KY
Louisiana College, LA
Louisiana State University, LA
Louisiana State University - Shreveport, LA
Louisiana Tech University, LA
Loyola University of New Orleans, LA
McNeese State University, LA
Nicholls State University, LA
Northwestern State University of Louisiana, LA
Southeastern Louisiana University, LA
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA
University of Louisiana at Monroe, LA
Xavier University of Louisiana, LA
Belhaven University, MS
Delta State University, MS
Jackson State University, MS
Mississippi College, MS
Mississippi State University, MS
Mississippi University for Women, MS
University of Mississippi, MS
University of Southern Mississippi, MS
Appalachian State University, NC
Barton College, NC
Brevard College, NC
Campbell University, NC
Chowan University, NC
East Carolina University, NC
Elizabeth City State University, NC
High Point University, NC
Lenoir-Rhyne University, NC
Mars Hill University, NC
Meredith College, NC
Methodist University, NC
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, NC
North Carolina Central University, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh, NC
University of North Carolina , NC
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC
University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC
Western Carolina University, NC
Winston-Salem State University, NC
Anderson University, SC
Bob Jones University, SC
Charleston Southern University, SC
Clemson University, SC
Coastal Carolina University, SC
Coker College, SC
Erksine College, SC
Francis Marion University, SC
Furman University, SC
Lander University, SC
Limestone College, SC
Newberry College, SC
North Greenville University, SC
South University - Columbia, SC
University of South Carolina, SC
University of South Carolina Upstate, SC
Winthrop University, SC
Belmont University, TN
Carson Newman College, TN
Christian Brothers University, TN
East Tennessee State University, TN
Fisk University, TN
Freed-Hardeman University, TN
King University, TN
Lipscomb University, TN
Middle Tennessee State University, TN
Nossi College of Art, TN
Southern Adventist University, TN
Tennessee State University, TN
Tennessee Technological University, TN
Trevecca Nazarene University, TN
Tusculum College, TN
Union University, TN
University of Memphis, TN
University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, TN
University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN
University of Tennessee - Martin, TN
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, TN
Alderson Broaddus University, WV
Concord University, WV
Fairmont State University, WV
Glenville State College, WV
Marshall University, WV
Shepherd University, WV
West Liberty University, WV
West Virginia State University, WV
West Virginia University , WV
West Virginia University Institute of Technology, WV
West Virginia Wesleyan University, WV
Wheeling Jesuit University, WV
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Arizona State University, AZ
Northern Arizona University, AZ
University of Arizona, AZ
Adams State University, CO
College America, CO
Colorado Mesa University, CO
Colorado State University, CO
Fort Lewis College, CO
Regis University, CO
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, CO
University of Northern Colorado, CO
Western State Colorado University, CO
Great Basin College, NV
University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV
Eastern New Mexico University, NM
New Mexico State University, NM
Southwest University of Visual Arts (SUVA), NM
Cameron University, OK
East Central University, OK
Northeastern State University, OK
Oklahoma Baptist University, OK
Oklahoma Christian University, OK
Oklahoma State University, OK
Oral Roberts University, OK
Rogers State University, OK
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, OK
Southern Nazarene University, OK
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, OK
The University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, OK
University of Central Oklahoma, OK
University of Tulsa, OK
Abilene Christian University, TX
Angelo State University, TX
Baylor University, TX
Hardin Simmons University, TX
Lamar University, TX
McMurry University, TX
Midwestern State University, TX
Our Lady of the Lake University, TX
Sam Houston State University, TX
Schreiner University, TX
St. Edwards University, TX
Texas A&M University - College Station, TX
Texas A&M University - Commerce, TX
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, TX
Texas A&M University - Kingsville, TX
Texas Christian University, TX
Texas State University, TX
Texas Tech University, TX
The Art Institute of Austin, TX
The Art Institute of Dallas, TX
The Art Institute of Houston, TX
The Art Institute of San Antonio, TX
University of Houston, TX
University of Houston - Clear Lake, TX
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, TX
University of North Texas, TX
University of Texas - Arlington, TX
University of Texas - Austin, TX
University of Texas at El Paso, TX
University of the Incarnate Word, TX
University of Texas - Pan American, TX
West Texas A&M, TX
Brigham Young University, UT
Dixie State College of Utah, UT
Eagle Gate College, UT
Southern Utah University, UT
Stevens-Henager, UT
University of Utah, UT
Utah State University, UT
Utah Valley University, UT
Webber State University, UT
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Albertus Magnus College, CT
Central Connecticut State University, CT
Connecticut College, CT
Eastern Connecticut State University, CT
Paier College of Art, CT
Quinnipiac University, CT
Sacred Heart University, CT
Southern Connecticut State University, CT
University of Bridgeport, CT
University of Connecticut, CT
University of Hartford, CT
University of New Haven, CT
Western Connecticut State University, CT
Yale University School of the Arts, CT
American University, DC
Gallaudet University, DC
George Washington University, DC
Southeastern University, DC
University of the District of Columbia, DC
Delaware College of Art and Design, DE
University of Delaware, DE
Wilmington University, DE
Maine College of Art, ME
University of Maine, ME
Bowie State University, MD
Frostburg State University, MD
Loyola University Maryland, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art, MD
McDaniel College, MD
Morgan State University, MD
Salisbury University, MD
Stevenson University, MD
Towson University, MD
University of Maryland, MD
University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, MD
University of Maryland, University College, MD
Anna Maria College, MA
Assumption College, MA
Becker College, MA
Boston University, MA
Bridgewater State University, MA
Clark University, MA
Curry College, MA
Emmanuel College, MA
Endicott College, MA
Fitchburg State University, MA
Framingham State University, MA
Lasell College, MA
Lesley University College of Art and Design, MA
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, MA
Montserrat College of Art, MA
Mount Ida College, MA
Newbury College, MA
Northeastern University, MA
Salem State University, MA
Simmons College, MA
Springfield College, MA
Stonehill College, MA
Suffolk University, MA
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, MA
University of Massachusetts-Lowell, MA
Westfield State University, MA
Wheaton College, MA
Colby-Sawyer College, NH
Keene State College, NH
New England College, NH
New Hampshire Institute of Art, NH
Plymouth State University , NH
Southern New Hampshire University, NH
Berkeley College, NJ
Bloomfield College, NJ
Caldwell University , NJ
Centenary College of New Jersery , NJ
Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
Felician College, NJ
Georgian Court University, NJ
Kean University, NJ
Monmouth University, NJ
Montclair State University, NJ
New Jersey City University , NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ
Ramapo College, NJ
Rider University, NJ
Rowan University, NJ
Rutgers University, NJ
Saint Peter's University, NJ
Seton Hall University, NJ
Stockton University, NJ
The College of New Jersey, NJ
William Patterson University, NJ
Baruch College, NY
Briarcliffe College, NY
College of Saint Rose, NY
College of Staten Island (CUNY), NY
Cooper Union, NY
Daemen College, NY
Empire State College, NY
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), NY
Fordham University, NY
Long Island University, NY
Marist College, NY
New York Film Academy, NY
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), NY
Pace University, NY
The New School's Parsons School of Design, NY
Pratt Institute, NY
Purchase College, NY
Queens College, NY
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
Sage College of Albany, NY
School of Visual Arts, NY
St. John's University, NY
St. Thomas Aquinas College, NY
State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
State University of New York at Oswego, NY
Syracuse University, NY
Yeshiva University, NY
York College (CUNY), NY
Albright College, PA
Arcadia University, PA
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Cabrini College, PA
California University of Pennsylvania, PA
Carnegie Mellon University, PA
Clarion University, PA
Drexel University, PA
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA
Edinboro University, PA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, PA
La Roche College, PA
Lehigh University, PA
Lincoln University, PA
Lock Haven University, PA
Marywood University, PA
Mercyhurst University, PA
Messiah College, PA
Millersville University, PA
Moore College of Art and Design, PA
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, PA
Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), PA
Philadelphia University, PA
Robert Morris University - Moon, PA
Saint Vincent College, PA
Seton Hill University, PA
Shippensburg University, PA
Susquehanna University, PA
Temple University, PA
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA
The University of the Arts, PA
University of Pennsylvania - UPenn, PA
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, PA
Widener University, PA
York College of Pennsylvania, PA
Johnson & Wales University, RI
New England Institute of Technology, RI
Rhode Island College, RI
Rhode Island School of Design, RI
Roger Williams University, RI
Salve Regina University, RI
Burlington College, VT
Castleton College, VT
Champlain College, VT
Lyndon State College, VT
University of Vermont, VT
Vermont College of Fine Arts, VT
Bluefield College, VA
Christopher Newport University, VA
Emory & Henry College, VA
Ferrum College, VA
George Mason University, VA
Hampton University, VA
James Madison University, VA
Liberty University, VA
Longwood University, VA
Lynchburg College, VA
Mary Baldwin College, VA
Marymount University - Arlington, VA
Norfolk State University, VA
Old Dominion University, VA
Radford University, VA
The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, VA
The University of Virginia's College At Wise, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University, VA
Virginia Tech University, VA
Virginia State University, VA
Virginia Union University, VA
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University of Alaska - Anchorage, AK
Academy of Art University, CA
Art Center College of Design, CA
Azusa Pacific University, CA
Brooks Institute, CA
California College of San Diego, CA
California College of the Arts, CA
California Dominican University, CA
California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts), CA
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, CA
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, CA
California State University Chico, CA
California State University East Bay, CA
California State University Fresno, CA
California State University Fullerton, CA
California State University Long Beach, CA
California State University Los Angeles, CA
California State University Northridge, CA
California State University Sacramento, CA
Chapman University, CA
Coleman University, CA
Concordia University, CA
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), CA
Fresno Pacific University, CA
La Sierra University, CA
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), CA
Loyola Marymount University, CA
Mt. Sierra College, CA
Notre Dame de Namur University, CA
Olivet College of Art & Design, CA
Otis College of Art and Design, CA
Pacific Union College, CA
Point Loma Nazarene University, CA
SAE Ex'pression College, CA
San Diego State University, CA
San Francisco State University, CA
San Jose State University, CA
The Art Institute of California - Hollywood, CA
The Art Institute of California - San Diego, CA
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), CA
University of San Francisco, CA
University of Southern California (USC), CA
Woodbury University, CA
Brigham Young University, HI
University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI
George Fox University, OR
Oregon State University, OR
Pacific Northwest College of Art, OR
Portland State University, OR
Western Oregon State University, OR
Central Washington University, WA
Cornish College of The Arts, WA
Eastern Washington University, WA
Pacific Lutheran University, WA
The Art Institute of Seattle, WA
Trinity Lutheran College, WA
University of Washington, WA
Walla Walla University, WA
Western Washington University, WA
Whitworth University, WA
Please only include schools that offer specific graphic design programs.
List the percentage of graduates from 2016/17 academic year who found full-time graphic design related employment within six months of graduation. If information is unavailable, please note as such. If information is available but not an exact fit with our criteria, please explain any differences.