Best Web Design Programs: List of Top Schools

Web designers use graphic design, programming and Web content to create and manage websites. Find out about some of the best schools that offer web design programs. Get ranking, degree program and course option information.

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Discover two highly-ranked, regional universities, including one faith-based institution, where you can earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in web design. Both schools offer programs that are interdisciplinary in nature, where you'll learn to apply both creative and technical skills to website construction. One school is also located close to numerous professional opportunities in the field. Read on for more specific information.

Top Schools for Web Design

1. Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California

U.S. News & World Report ranked Santa Clara University second in regional universities in the West in 2011. The campus is located in the Silicon Valley, giving students access to a large collection of Web design firms. Classes in the B.S. in Web Design and Engineering are drawn from the communication, sociology and applied ethics departments. Other courses include Web programming, graphic design and advanced writing.

2. Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas

Harding University is a Christian liberal arts school ranked 20th among regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report in 2011. The school's B.S. in Web Design and Interactive Media teaches the communication, graphic design, marketing, business and programming skills needed to create websites. Coursework also includes theory of interactive media, e-learning, e-commerce and Web development. Harding is located about 50 miles northeast of Little Rock, Arkansas.

Good Schools with Programs in Web Design

College/University Name Total Student Enrollment Address Phone Number
Purdue University 41,052 Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 28,916 103 S. Bldg. CB 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 (919) 962-2211
DePaul University 25,072 55 E. Jackson, Chicago, IL 60604 (312) 362-8000
Drexel University 22,493 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215) 895-2000
CUNY Brooklyn College 17,094 2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210 (718) 951-5000
University of California - Santa Cruz 16,775 1156 High St., Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (831) 459-0111
CUNY City College 16,212 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031 (212) 650-7000
Rochester Institute of Technology 15,445 1 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, NY 14623 (585) 475-2411
Tulane University of Louisiana 11,464 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118 (504) 865-5000
Duquesne University 10,294 Administration Bldg. 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15282 (412) 396-6000
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point 9,209 Main St., Stevens Point, WI 54481 (715) 346-4301
Santa Clara University 8,846 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053 (408) 554-4000
Illinois Institute of Technology 7,707 3300 S. Federal St., Chicago, IL 60616 (312) 567-3000
Harding University 6,484 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR 72143 (501) 279-4000
Belmont University 5,424 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212 (615) 460-6000
Union University 3,916 1050 Union University Dr., Jackson, TN 38305 (731) 668-1818
University of North Carolina at Asheville 3,897 One University Hts., Asheville, NC 28804 (828) 251-6600
Stetson University 3,790 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32723 (386) 822-7000
Louisiana College 1,461 1140 College Dr., Pineville, LA 71359 (318) 487-7011
Dakota Wesleyan University 763 1200 W. University Ave., Mitchell, SD 57301 (605) 995-2600
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