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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Nebraska

5 Colleges
$27,125 Avg Salary
$15,582 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Design & Applied Arts School for You

In 2018-2019, 263 degrees and certificates were awarded to design and applied arts students who went to a Nebraska college or university. This makes it the #30 most popular major in the state.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

The Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Nebraska ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 5 schools in Nebraska to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students. The factors used to develop this ranking include those related to how in-demand the school us, the overall quality of the school, and post-graduation wages, and more.

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2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Nebraska

Check out the design programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Nebraska Schools in Design

#1

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

Our analysis found Bellevue University to be the best school for design and applied arts students who want to pursue a degree in Nebraska. Bellevue University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Bellevue.

After completing their degree, design graduates from Bellevue University carry an average student debtload of $20,832. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $216.

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Out of the 5 schools in Nebraska that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Nebraska - Lincoln landed the # 2 spot on the list. UNL is a very large public school located in the large city of Lincoln.

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#3

The Creative Center

Omaha, NE

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend The Creative Center. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools in Nebraska list. Creative Center is a fairly small private for-profit school located in the large city of Omaha.

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The excellent programs at Metropolitan Community College Area helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best design and applied arts schools in Nebraska. Located in the large city of Omaha, Metropolitan Community College Area is a public school with a large student population.

After completing their degree, design graduates from Metropolitan Community College Area carry an average student debtload of $9,995. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $104.

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The excellent programs at Southeast Community College Area helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best design and applied arts schools in Nebraska. Southeast Community College is a medium-sized public school located in the large city of Lincoln.

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Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges in the Plains States Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 420
Minnesota 622
Kansas 307
Iowa 557
North Dakota 48
South Dakota 58

One of 9 majors within the area of study, design and applied arts has other similar majors worth exploring.

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 5 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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