School and Ranking Information
Students seeking Web design training have several schools options within 75 miles of Nashville, TN. School options include 2-year community colleges, 4-year not-for-profit schools and for-profit institutions. Based on school rankings, level of degree programs offered and student population, the following university is considered a top school in the Nashville area for Web design programs:
- Winner: Tennessee Technological University is the only 4-year, public university within 75 miles of Nashville, TN, offering Web design studies. It awarded the highest number of bachelor's degrees in this field of study among public or not-for-profit schools in the area. Web design studies at Tennessee Technological University are offered through the school's College of Arts and Sciences.
School Info Chart
|Category||Tennessee Technological University|
|Rankings||#34 among Best Regional Universities in the South (2014)*; #13 on Top Public Schools among Best Regional Universities (2014)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $7,063 (in-state); $22,063 (out-of-state)**|
|Web Design Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Web Design Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013||5**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||51%**|
|Noteworthy||Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
Tennessee Technological University
- Curriculum of Web design program updated annually to ensure most recent information and technology are being taught
- Internships allow for real world application of concepts and methods studied in the Web design program
- Students assemble an online portfolio of projects that can be used for job search purposes
- Interdisciplinary seminars available to students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
Tennessee Technological University (TTU) is a consistently high-ranked university by several publications, including U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. More than 11,000 students are enrolled at the school, which offers 44 bachelor's degree programs and 20 graduate degree programs. The College of Arts and Sciences at TTU offers academic programs in subjects ranging from history to Web design.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Web Design program learn to design effective websites that meet necessary professional standards. In addition to Web design classes, students take courses in art, computer science and business fields. Courses include website construction, digital art, marketing, business application, computer programming and data structures.