Best Graphic Design colleges in Arizona 2021

Graphic designers are hired by organizations to create logos, images, websites, and other visual aids that are used in advertisements and promotions. The purpose of these images is to represent a particular idea or identity and to captivate and persuade the audience. They create visual concepts by hand or by using computer software, which is why creativity, computer skills, and time management are three qualities every graphic designer must possess.

Graphic design students will learn how to effectively use color, create compelling work suitable for professional standards, and be able to clearly communicate visual ideas based on the clients? wants and needs through branding, typography, packaging, photography, digital media, and print and editorial design. The accrediting body for graphic design programs is the National Association of Schools of Art and Design; the organization currently has a little over 300 accredited institutional members. Students enrolled in a this program will start building a portfolio; graphic designers are typically hired based off that portfolio, so students should compile their best work. To remain competitive after graduation, students should keep up with the latest graphic design software and trends.

Employment can be found with advertisement agencies, book publishers, specialized design services, and public relations firms. However, it?s not uncommon for some graphic designers to be self-employed.

Best Graphic Design colleges in Arizona for 2021

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Arizona State University-Tempe offers 1 Graphic Design degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 47 Graphic Design students graduated with students earning 47 Bachelor's degrees.

Glendale Community College offers 1 Graphic Design degree programs. It's a large, public, two-year college in a large suburb. In 2019, 17 Graphic Design students graduated with students earning 17 Associate's degrees.

Grand Canyon University offers 2 Graphic Design degree programs. It's a very large, private for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 4 Graphic Design students graduated with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees.

List of all Graphic Design colleges in Arizona

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Yavapai College Logo Yavapai College Prescott, AZ
2/5
65 : 1 7,428
Sessions College for Professional Design Logo Sessions College for Professional Design Tempe, AZ
3/5
  185
Scottsdale Community College Logo Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, AZ
2/5
60 : 1 8,602
Eastern Arizona College Logo Eastern Arizona College Thatcher, AZ
2/5
66 : 1 6,027
Phoenix College Logo Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ
2/5
73 : 1 11,109
Arizona State University-Tempe Logo Arizona State University-Tempe Tempe, AZ
3/5
24 : 1 53,286
Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson Logo Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson Tucson, AZ
4/5
31 : 1 93
Glendale Community College Logo Glendale Community College Glendale, AZ
2/5
69 : 1 18,054
Mesa Community College Logo Mesa Community College Mesa, AZ
2/5
68 : 1 20,351
Grand Canyon University Logo Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
4/5
218 : 1 96,211
Dine College Logo Dine College Tsaile, AZ
1/5
23 : 1 1,463
Central Arizona College Logo Central Arizona College Coolidge, AZ
2/5
48 : 1 4,793
Rio Salado College Logo Rio Salado College Tempe, AZ
2/5
406 : 1 19,103

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