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.

School Information

Learn about a highly ranked university where you can earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in web design. The school's program is interdisciplinary in nature, where you'll learn to apply both creative and technical skills to website construction. Also find out about other schools with web design programs.

Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California

School highlight: Students participate in community-based learning and projects for real-world application of their education.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Santa Clara University second among regional universities in the West in 2015. Classes in the B.S. in Web Design and Engineering program are drawn from the communication, sociology and applied ethics departments. Other courses include web programming, graphic design and computer networks.

Top Web Design Programs

College/University Name Distinction Location
DePaul University Offers web design as part of its graphic design major Chicago, IL
Drexel University The school's digital media program, which includes web design, was established in 1998 Philadelphia, PA
Duquesne University The digital media arts major offers a web-development concentration Pittsburgh, PA
Purdue University Customizable curriculum includes animation, game design and virtual product integration West Lafayette, IN
Tulane University of Louisiana Website development programs include associate degree, bachelor's major and minor and a post-bac certificate New Orleans, LA
University of California - Santa Cruz Students in the Certificate in Web and Interactive Media Design program have access to fully equipped labs for hands-on learning Santa Cruz, CA
University of North Carolina at Asheville New media majors have access to specialized lab facilities that include computers, industry-standard software programs, printers, and audiovisual equipment Asheville, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Digital Media Lab gives UNC-Chapel Hill students access to the latest in multimedia software and hardware Chapel Hill, NC

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