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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah

9 Colleges
$23,288 Avg Salary
$30,499 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Design & Applied Arts School for You

Design & Applied Arts is the #36 most popular major in Utah with 554 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

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.

The Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 9 schools in Utah to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah

The following schools top our list of the Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges.

Top Utah Schools in Design

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Our analysis found University of Utah to be the best school for design and applied arts students who want to pursue a degree in Utah. Located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public college with a very large student population.

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#2

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, UT

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Salt Lake Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah list. Located in the suburb of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Community College is a public college with a very large student population.

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The excellent programs at Brigham Young University - Provo helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best design and applied arts schools in Utah. BYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Provo.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Utah State University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah list. USU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Logan.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Weber State University. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah list. Located in the small city of Ogden, WSU is a public college with a very large student population.

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Utah Valley University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for design and applied arts students. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the city of Orem, UVU is a public college with a very large student population.

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#7

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

Southern Utah University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best design and applied arts programs. Located in the town of Cedar City, Southern Utah University is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#8

Independence University

Salt Lake City, UT

Independence University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Utah ranking. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, Branch of Stevens-Henager College is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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With a ranking of #9, Stevens - Henager College did quite well on this year’s best schools for design and applied arts students. Stevens - Henager is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Orem.

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Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 360
Idaho 154
Montana 34
Wyoming 33

Design & Applied Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Design

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Music 26,968
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,720

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 9 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).

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