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List of the best colleges for graphic design. The most respected schools for graphic design majors are ranked here and are ready to be re-ranked by you. Graphic designers not only need the best art schools to study their craft, but specific programs in graphic designing are vital for their future. Students who want to be the next designer at Gap in San Francisco first need to study at one of the best graphic design schools in the nation. These schools, those that are listed on this page, achieve excellence in education and will help students achieve excellence upon graduation. A degree in graphic design from one of these universities yields a promising path for someone who one day wishes to have clients of their own. These colleges are only open to those with the keenest of eyes, the best of grades, and a ton of talent, who will leave campus as the world's next great graphic designer.
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National Institute of Design is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
yaypaul added Ahmedabad, India - India

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Art Center College of Design is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Pasadena, California, United States of America - Pasadena, California

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16 17
Ohio State University is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Columbus, Ohio, United States of America - Columbus, Ohio

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Shillington Education is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Mark0 added Shillington Education

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19 24
California College of the Arts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
California, United States of America - San Francisco, California

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13 19
Rhode Island School of Design is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - Providence, Rhode Island

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7 11
Parsons The New School for Des... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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Columbus College of Art and De... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
DesignsJennifer added Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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Savannah College of Art and De... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America - Savannah, Georgia

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12 19
University of Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America - Cincinnati, Ohio

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University of the Arts London is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
yaypaul added London, UK

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School of Visual Arts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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Pratt Institute is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
New York City, New York, United States of America - Brooklyn, New York

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5 11
School of the Art Institute of... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America - Chicago, Illinois

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College for Creative Studies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
marcpopiolek added

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Columbia University is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Upper Manhattan, New York City, New York - New York, New York

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5 12
Central Saint Martins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
yaypaul added London, United Kingdom - London, UK

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California Institute of the Ar... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Santa Clarita, Valencia, California - Valencia, California

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Goverment College of Art, Chan... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
NainaAhuja added Government College of Art, Chandigarh is one of the prominent institutes of Fine Arts inIndia.

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Northeastern University is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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Yale University is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America - New Haven, Connecticut

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6 15
Carnegie Mellon University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Howard University is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Washington, D.C., United States of America - Washington, DC

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Minneapolis College of Art and... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America - Minneapolis, Minnesota 

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Faber College is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
misterarthur added Faber College Delta Tau Chi
 
 

 

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University of Dayton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Dayton, Ohio, United States of America - Dayton, Ohio

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4 14
New York University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

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Cranbrook Academy of Art is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Maryland Institute College of ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America - Baltimore, Maryland

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Cambrian College is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
airehk added Greater Sudbury, Canada

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3 13
Washington University in St. L... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America - St. Louis, Missouri

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Parsons Paris School of Art an... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
yaypaul added Paris, France - Paris, France

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Virginia Commonwealth Universi... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Richmond, Virginia, United States of America - Richmond, Virginia

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Syracuse University is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Syracuse, New York, United States of America - Syracuse, New York

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Tufts University is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America - Medford, Massachusetts

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Umeå Institute of Design is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
yaypaul added Sweden

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1 10
Boston College is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Newton, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts - Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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1 10
Emmanuel College, Boston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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1 10
Occidental College is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Los Angeles, California, United States of America - Los Angeles, California

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1 10
Boston University is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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2 15
Miami University is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Oxford, Ohio, United States of America - Oxford, Ohio

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Marywood University is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Brooklyn College is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
New York City, New York, United States of America - Brooklyn, New York

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Mercy College is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States of America - Dobbs Ferry, New York

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Art Academy of Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America - Cincinnati, Ohio

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University of Scranton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Colleges for Graphic Design
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Scranton, Pennsylvania