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2021 Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools

5 Colleges
$29,542 Avg Salary
$27,114 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 2,088 people earned a degree or certificate in design and applied arts, making the major the #89 most popular in the United States.

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 ranking is one of many tools that Grad Degree Search has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 5 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular 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.

Our 2021 rankings named Arizona State University - Skysong the most popular online school in the United States for design and applied arts students. ASU - Skysong is a fairly large public school located in the city of Scottsdale.

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#2

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Carnegie Mellon University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Design & Applied Arts Schools list. Located in the large city of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

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#3

Radford University

Radford, VA

Out of the 5 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Radford University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the small suburb of Radford, Radford is a public college with a large student population.

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#4

University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

The excellent online programs at University of Baltimore helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best design and applied arts schools in the United States. UB is a small public school located in the city of Baltimore.

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#5

Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Stevenson University is a great place for design and applied arts students pursuing an online degree. Stevenson is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Stevenson.

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Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Design & Applied Arts is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Design

Related Major Annual Graduates
Music 8,012
Fine & Studio Arts 3,854
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2,066
Drama & Theater Arts 1,884
Arts & Media Management 1,166

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 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).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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