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2022 Best colleges for design in America

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  1. #1 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3872 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says For context- current sophomore who started at USC online, majoring in Communications but has taken classes from across disciplines-Academics: overall good but definitely some terrible professors who either have favoritism, are unclear with expectations, or bad w grading. But the majority of professors are really good-Environment: if you're intimidated by rich, judgmental people, this is not the place for you. A lot of the culture is exclusionary towards ppl who work or who don't partake in certain activities...-facilities: very very nice- great gyms, dining halls, dormsOverall: a great school with a lot of resources, so be sure to look into your major specific resources bc they offer so much! Just be warned that it's not the easiest place to go to if you don't fit....

    Read 3872 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

  2. #2 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Carnegie Mellon University

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    4 Year,

    PITTSBURGH, PA,

    1430 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Going to school at Carnegie Mellon University was one of the hardest experiences of my life thus far. During most of the journey I resented the challenges and felt weighed down by the work and....

    Read 1430 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $36,983,

    SAT Range: 1460-1560,

  3. #3 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Washington University in St. Louis

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    4 Year,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    1507 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a parent of a sophmore in Visual Arts and Writing programs, I feel so grateful she got in. First of all she got a full ride, they removed a massive strain off of our family and did it completely....

    Read 1507 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 16%,

    Net Price: $27,233,

    SAT Range: 1480-1560,

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  5. #4 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Rhode Island School of Design

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    4 Year,

    PROVIDENCE, RI,

    333 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says RISD’s best attribute is its students and faculty; everyone there thinks about the world in a different way and shows that in their art and design projects. The students have a collaborative and...Another little side note: the food’s incredible, like Michelin star-worthy. If you come here and don’t like it, you can at least give credit to our great chefs!.

    Read 333 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 27%,

    Net Price: $40,048,

    SAT Range: 1250-1470,

  6. #6 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    College for Creative Studies

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    4 Year,

    DETROIT, MI,

    573 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Excitement. If I had to describe College for Creative Studies using only one word, "excitement" is the appropriate description. If you have creative skills and have not discovered your artistic....

    Read 573 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 55%,

    Net Price: $36,203,

    SAT Range: 960-1190,

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  8. #7 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    California Institute of the Arts

    4 Year,

    VALENCIA, CA,

    272 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As an art school there is no athletics, we don't have sports or even a mascot. There's also no Greek life, but that's preferred. There are a lot of other student events, a pool, and every Thursday....

    Read 272 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 27%,

    Net Price: $59,367,

  9. #8 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Northeastern University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3575 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says So glad I came here! The professors are so caring and really want to see their students succeed. The campus is absolutely beautiful and unlike other city schools it's very cohesive (not just random....

    Read 3575 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $37,738,

    SAT Range: 1410-1540,

  10. #9 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5321 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says If you can attend in-person classes, UCLA is a great school! The student dorms are on the expensive side, but well worth the price. There are several dining halls right next to the dorms that each....

    Read 5321 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $16,474,

    SAT Range: 1300-1530,

  11. #10 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Pratt Institute

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    4 Year,

    BROOKLYN, NY,

    828 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says What I remember about Pratt the most were the encouraging professors and helpful faculty. Architecture students were by guided skilled, professional instructors. They empower their students and are...The work is intensive, as expected of the field of study. each section struggles together. Tuition is very high for out-of-state. Some instructors went over the alotted time but that's as far as the....

    Read 828 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 66%,

    Net Price: $47,516,

    SAT Range: 1120-1340,

  12. #11 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3480 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Boston University is one of the best universities in the nation! The students welcome you with open arms and are eager to meet new people from different year levels, so it is very easy for people to....

    Read 3480 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $29,154,

    SAT Range: 1310-1500,

  13. #13 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Georgia Institute of Technology

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    4 Year,

    ATLANTA, GA,

    2111 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love the challenging and abundant academic community here at Georgia Tech! I can't say enough good things about the student body and my peers, everyone is extremely collaborative, willing to help,...The only factors that make this a 4-star review are the on-campus dining and housing facilities. They leave much to be desired. Nothing too unlivable, though. Lots of options for fun both on and off campus, Atlanta is an amazing city with lots of heart to be explored throughout your 4 (maybe 5) years here..

    Read 2111 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 21%,

    Net Price: $17,410,

    SAT Range: 1370-1530,

  14. #14 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    University of Florida

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    4 Year,

    GAINESVILLE, FL,

    7744 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says There's a reason the University of Florida is the top public university in the state. The academics are unbeatable, athletics are well-rounded, the campus is beautiful, and community and experience....

    Read 7744 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 31%,

    Net Price: $10,075,

    SAT Range: 1290-1460,

  15. #15 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    University of Miami

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    4 Year,

    CORAL GABLES, FL,

    2947 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Miami has been a great place the past few years for me. As a transfer student, coming in not knowing anyone, I have met many types of different students from hard working backgrounds. The professors...The campus is beautiful. Everywhere you look is palm trees and clear skies (with the exception of your occasional rain shower) the university does a nice job maintaining the buildings and surrounding...Food wise the options aren’t the greatest. In the past few years there has been an attempt to bring in healthier options, but for the most part the dinning hall and food court include your average...Safety campus is very safe Never had any issues. Overall a great school!.

    Read 2947 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 33%,

    Net Price: $31,726,

    SAT Range: 1250-1420,

  16. #17 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Moore College of Art & Design

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    221 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I'm finishing up my sophomore year at MCAD right now. It has been a VERY rigorous 2 years- the illustration program is super intense as far as workload goes, but I chose this school because I wanted....

    Read 221 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 50%,

    Net Price: $40,141,

    SAT Range: 1050-1300,

  17. #18 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    School of Visual Arts

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    509 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says As a first year animation student, my experience at SVA is overall great!Location-wise, NYC is a fun place to be in. While SVA doesn't have a set campus, rather several buildings in manhattan, transportation between buildings isn't that big a deal.The professors I had were all industry professionals which gave helpful insight as well as thorough critique on works. And they were overall nice people! With any college, I find the curriculum can....

    Read 509 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $53,227,

    SAT Range: 1070-1330,

  18. #19 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Fashion Institute of Technology

    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    1593 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I got accepted to FIT after I was waitlisted. I knew my desire to attend the best fashion school in the world could help advisors reconsider my acceptance. After multiple emails, lots of dead ends, I....

    Read 1593 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $9,165,

  19. #20 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    ArtCenter College of Design

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    4 Year,

    PASADENA, CA,

    330 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The faculties at ArtCenter are great! Each professor has great success in their field and they are willing to help students to succeed! Professors teach the technical stuff and also how is design....

    Read 330 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $47,878,

  20. #22 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    North Carolina State University

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    3288 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says When I decided to go to NC State after finishing my last two years of high school during covid, I was hesitant to say the least. As an out-of-state resident going in without being sure of what major....

    Read 3288 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $14,600,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

  21. #24 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

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    4 Year,

    LANCASTER, PA,

    132 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I’m a current sophomore, majoring in illustration. I’m not as seasoned as an upperclassman, however so far, PCAD has been excellent! It may lack dorms and a dining area, however there are other....

    Read 132 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 47%,

    Net Price: $28,321,

  22. #25 Best Colleges for Design in America.

    Thomas Jefferson University

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    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    1039 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Graduate Student says I am currently 1 year into a two MS program for UX Design. Moving across the country to attend school is not a new thing, but doing it with a family was daunting to say the least. Jefferson has been...I am currently a full-time employee, student, and dad. My professors and cohort members have been amazing to work with. Their knowledge and backgrounds are diverse which has helped me learn and grow...My professors come from incredible backgrounds and are able to provide daily examples/experiences that apply to the courses I am taking. It has made me better in my current job and helped me hone in...I would highly recommend TJU to any student looking to further their education!.

    Read 1039 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $29,255,

    SAT Range: 1090-1270,

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