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Westphal College of Media Arts & Design Rankings

Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is dedicated to the enrichment of society through creative practices in the arts, design, and media. Westphal contains one of the broadest ranges of creative programs housed in a single college in the country, representing an unmatched depth of expertise and skill that its faculty, students, and staff can bring to bear on virtually any challenge. We’re ranked among the Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges in the U.S. by College Factual, meaning students graduate with intensive studio experience under their belt, and with the highest chance of success in their careers in media arts or design. Eight of our individual programs earn national or international rankings, and we are recognized for world-class training in competitive creative fields like Fashion Design,Digital Media, and Entertainment & Arts Management.

Undergraduate & Graduate Art School Rankings

Fourteen of Westphal’s programs enjoy national or international rankings, including Entertainment & Arts Management, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Design & Merchandising, Game Design & Production, Interior Design, Music Industry, Product Design, and Graduate Digital Media.

2018 Top Fashion Schools in the World – Fashionista
Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is ranked #14 among the Top Fashion Schools in the world for undergraduate programs in 
Fashion Design and Design & Merchandising, and graduate programs in Fashion Design and Retail & Merchandising.

Bachelor of Architecture
2019 America's Top-Ranked Architecture & Design Schools - DesignIntelligence

Bachelor of Science in Entertainment & Arts Management
2020 Top Colleges for Arts Management – Niche.com
2018 Best Entertainment Management Degrees - CollegeChoice.net
2018 Best Bachelor’s Entertainment Management Degrees in the U.S.

Bachelor of Science in Film & Television
2020 Best Film Schools & Photography Programs – Niche.com

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
2018 Top Graphic Design Schools – Highest Honors - GDUSA

Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design
2019 Best Fashion Schools in the World - Best Overall, Best in Global Experience, Best in Learning Experience - Business of Fashion
2018 Best Fashion Schools in the World – CEOWorld Magazine 2017 Top Fashion Schools in the U.S. – Fashionista.com

Bachelor of Science in Design & Merchandising
2019 Best Fashion Schools in the World - Best Overall, Best in Learning Experience, Best in Long-Term Value - Business of Fashion
2018 Top 50 Fashion Merchandising Schools and Colleges in the US – Fashion-Schools.org

Bachelor of Science in Game Design & Production
2019 Top 50 Game Design: Ugrad - The Princeton Review
2018 Top 50 Game Design: Ugrad – The Princeton Review
75 Best Video Game Design Schools (World Rankings) - GameDesigning.org (#6)
77 Best Video Game Design Colleges – SuccessfulStudent.org (#9)
50 Best Video Game Design Schools – TheBestSchools.org (#20)

Bachelor of Science in Music Industry
2019 Top Music Business Schools - Billboard
2018 Top Music Business Schools - Billboard
10 Best Schools for Music Business (#4)

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
2019 America's Top-Ranked Architecture & Design Schools - DesignIntelligence
2018 Most Admired Interior Design Schools - DesignIntelligence
2017 Best Interior Design Degrees – CollegeChoice.net
2016 America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools – DesignIntelligence

Bachelor of Science in Photography
2019 The Best Photography Schools in the US – The Art Career Project
2019 Top Photography Degrees in America – BestValueSchools.com

Bachelor of Science in Product Design
2016 Top 30 Undergrad Industrial Design Degrees – College Values Online

Master of Science in Digital Media
2019 Top 25 Game Design: Grad - The Princeton Review
2018 Top 25 Game Design: Grad – The Princeton Review

Master of Science in Fashion Design
2019 Best Fashion Schools in the World - Best in Learning Experience - Business of Fashion

Master of Science in Interior Architecture & Design
2019 America's Top-Ranked Architecture & Design Schools - DesignIntelligence
2018 Most Admired Interior Design Schools - DesignIntelligence

Master of Science in Television Management
2019 Best Online Masters in Entertainment Management Programs - Online Masters

 

Learn More About Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Consistently ranked among the top media arts and design schools in the nation and across the globe, the Westphal College is recognized for our unique interdisciplinary approach to applied arts, our hands-on studio curriculum, and our graduation success rate. 93% of Westphal graduates are gainfully employed or enrolled in graduate or professional education within a year of graduation.

Learn more about the Westphal College and our accreditation, as well as the innovative and hands-on opportunities available in our undergraduate programs, graduate programs, and accelerated degrees.