Top School in Houston for Graphic Design Degrees

Students interested in studying graphic design in Houston have only a few schools to choose from. Read about the top local schools' degree programs, tuition and ranking info to find the right one for you.

School and Ranking Information

Houston has only one public institution offering education programs in graphic design. Based on school type, rankings and program options, the following school is a top area institution for studying graphic design:

  • Winner: The University of Houston is the only 4-year, public institution in the area with degree programs in the graphic design. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in graphic design.

School Info Chart

Category University of Houston
Rankings Tied at #189 for National Universities (2015)*
Location Houston, TX
School Type 4-year, public
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) $8,401 (in-state), $16,897 (out-of-state)**
Graphic Design Degrees Offered Bachelor's, Master's
Graphic Design Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 20 (Bachelor's only)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 48%**
Noteworthy Students can join the Graphic Communications Student Association***

Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, *** University of Houston

University of Houston

  • The graphic design alumni organization works toward increased opportunities for learning and financial support through scholarships
  • Students have access to cutting-edge graphic design facilities, including technology labs and the latest software

University of Houston has an enrollment exceeding 40,000 students, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 22-to-1. UH is the major research higher education institution in the city, boasting a total of 25 research centers. The university offers over 300 different academic programs.

The School of Art offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art with a graphic design concentration. The BFA requires 120 credits that include core courses, major requirements and electives. Graphic design courses include design fundamentals, graphic design software and digital media. The MFA requires 60 credits, including 30 credits of graduate design studio courses.

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