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States with web design schools

How will your web design education stack up?

Take a few moments to compare how the web design education in your home state compares with that of other states in the nation. There are 662 traditional web design schools in the US.

Top Schools

The following schools that have web design programs were ranked top in the nation in 2010:

  1. New York University - located in New York, New York
  2. Northeastern University - located in Boston, Massachusetts
  3. Tulane University of Louisiana - located in New Orleans, Louisiana

Student Demographics

In 2010, 6,586 students earned degrees in web design in the US. Of these students, 1,638 graduated from certificate programs in web design, 4,800 graduated from undergraduate programs in web design, and 148 graduated from graduate-level programs in web design.


Students can pursue education in web design at the following levels:

  • Associate's Degree in Web Design
  • Bachelor's Degree in Web Design
  • Master's Degree in Web Design
  • Certificate in Web Design

During the course of their web design education, students can hope to gain the following skills and/or knowledge:

  • Computer Skills
  • Creative Thinking
  • Digital Imaging
  • Computer Graphics
  • 3D Modeling and Animation


Students at web design schools around the nation paid an average of $21,479 in tuition fees per year in 2010. The following web design schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Tulane University of Louisiana - located in New Orleans, Louisiana, students paid $40,584
  2. Hampshire College - located in Amherst, Massachusetts, students paid $39,912
  3. New York University - located in New York, New York, students paid $38,765

The lowest tuition was charged by the following web design schools:

  1. University of North Carolina at Asheville - located in Asheville, North Carolina, students paid $4,330
  2. University of Alaska Anchorage - located in Anchorage, Alaska, students paid $4,910
  3. Minot State University - located in Minot, North Dakota, students paid $5,410

Projected Growth

The projected growth for web designers is expected to be the fastest in the following states:

  1. Utah - 20%
  2. North Carolina - 15%
  3. California - 15%


A web designer in the US earns $71,776 per year on average. However, factors such as experience, work conditions, or your previous performance reviews can cause the salary for a web designer to vary greatly. The states with the highest average salary for a web designer are:

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web design?

Below you'll find various popular careers! Compare professions and see which one you find interesting!

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
Graphic Designers 192,240 $48,140 7.7%