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2021 Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Far Western US Region

8 Colleges
$30,399 Avg Salary
$27,675 Avg Student Debt

Design & Applied Arts is the #35 most popular major in the country with 36,179 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 Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Far Western US Region ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 8 schools in the Far Western US Region to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Colleges.

#1

Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA

Our analysis found Academy of Art University to be the most popular school for design and applied arts students who want to pursue an online degree in the Far Western US Region . Located in the large city of San Francisco, Academy of Art University is a private for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

While working on their degree, design majors at Academy of Art University accumulate an average of around $60,503 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $673.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend California Baptist University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Far Western US Region list. Cal Baptist is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Riverside.

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The excellent online programs at San Joaquin Delta College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best design and applied arts schools in the Far Western US Region . Located in the large city of Stockton, Delta is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Western Nevada College. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Far Western US Region list. Located in the small city of Carson City, WNC is a public school with a small student population.

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#5

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Foothill College is a great place for design and applied arts students pursuing an online degree. Foothill College is a large public school located in the suburb of Los Altos Hills.

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Great Basin College ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Far Western US Region list. Great Basin College is a small public school located in the remote town of Elko.

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#6

Los Angeles Film School

Hollywood, CA

Los Angeles Film School 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 large city of Hollywood, LA Film School is a private for-profit school with a medium-sized student population.

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California Institute of Arts & Technology ranked #8 on this year’s Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools in the Far Western US Region list. Located in the large city of San Diego, California Institute of Arts & Technology is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

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State Degrees Awarded
California 4,680
Washington 635
Oregon 502
Nevada 139
Hawaii 43

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 8 schools only.

  • 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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