From Georgetown University to the University of the District of Columbia, Washington DC is home to some of America’s top universities. While the District is known for top universities such as Georgetown, it is also known for one of the nation’s top art and design schools. This school, as well as the District’s top universities, made the list based on factors such as affordability, convenience, job placement services, types of clubs and organizations, cultural activities, and student life. Continue reading to find out which Washington DC area graphic design schools made the list, and what they have to offer.
Corcoran College of Art + Design
Student Population: 459
Backdrop: Urban, 7-acre campus
Degrees Offered: A. F. A. Digital Media Design, Graphic Design; B. F. A. Digital Media Design, Graphic Design
Many aspiring DC area designers attend nearby schools such as ITT Technical Institute. ITT is an accredited college and current and past students have assigned high scores for resources, quality of education, affordability, and convenience. ITT has several campuses near DC that offer programs for aspiring graphic designers.
ITT Technical Institute Huntington, VA. (8 miles from DC), Springfield, VA. (12 miles), Chantilly, VA. (24 miles)
Student Population: 1,000+
Backdrop: Urban, campuses are located 8-24 miles from Washington DC
Degrees Offered: B.S. Digital Entertainment and Game Design; A.A.S Visual Communications; A.A.S. Graphic Communications and Design; A.A.S Information Technology Multimedia Option.
More Programs to Consider:
- Atlanta, Georgia; Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and SCAD eLearning