2021 Best Graphic Communications Schools
Finding the Best Graphic Communications School for You
In 2018-2019, 7,434 people earned a degree or certificate in graphic communications, making the major the #124 most popular in the United States.
There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.
To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Graphic Communications Schools ranking. This report analyzed 56 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best programs for students.
2021 Best Graphic Communications Schools in the United States
Top 10 Best Graphic Communications Schools
Our analysis found California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo to be the best school for graphic communications students who want to pursue a degree in the United States. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of San Luis Obispo.
After completing their degree, graphic communication graduates from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo carry an average student debtload of $16,500. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $171, based on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Rochester Institute of Technology. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Graphic Communications Schools list. RIT is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Rochester.
While working on their degree, graphic communication majors at RIT accumulate an average of around $27,000 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.Request Information
A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Southern Methodist University is a great place for graphic communications students. SMU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Dallas.Request Information
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Southeast Technical Institute. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Graphic Communications Schools list. Southeast Technical Institute is a small public school located in the rural area of Sioux Falls.Request Information
Out of the 56 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Ringling College of Art and Design landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the small city of Sarasota, Ringling College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.
On average, graphic communication graduates from Ringling College take out $27,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.Request Information
Front Range Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for graphic communications students. It came in at #6 on the list. FRCC is a large public school located in the suburb of Westminster.
Graphic Communication majors at FRCC take out an average of $15,426 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $160.Request Information
University of Wisconsin - Stout came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Graphic Communications Schools ranking. Located in the distant town of Menomonie, UW - Stout is a public college with a medium-sized student population.Request Information
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Graphic Communications Schools ranking. NWTC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Green Bay.Request Information
With a ranking of #9, Brigham Young University - Provo did quite well on this year’s best schools for graphic communications students. BYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Provo.Request Information
Carroll University came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best Graphic Communications Schools ranking. Located in the small city of Waukesha, Carroll U is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
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Graphic Communications Related Rankings by Major
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Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.
- Read more about our ranking methodology.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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