2020 Most Affordable Online Graphic Design Degrees

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These schools represent the least expensive options for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in graphic design. Southern New Hampshire University Online is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $9,600 annually. In the #2 spot is University of West Alabama, offering a BA in Integrated Marketing Communications - Graphic Design for $9,750 per academic year. Courses include Exploring Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Mass Media Design, and Creative Photography.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $9,600
# 2 #2 $9,750
# 3 #3 $11,700
# 4 #4 $11,850
# 5 #5 $13,600
# 6 #6 $13,650
# 7 #7 $14,130
# 8 #8 $14,970
# 9 #9 $16,000
# 10 #10 $16,058
# 11 #11 $18,390
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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Example Classes: Basic Design and Color Theory; Digital Graphic Design for the Web; Graphics and Layout in Print Media; History of Design; Language and Practice of Media Arts; Typography

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA Graphic Design and Media Arts
  • BA Graphic Design and Media Arts - 3D Modeling & Animation
  • BA Graphic Design and Media Arts - Web Design
  • Annual Tuition: $9,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 28%
  • Example Classes: Copywriting; Creative Photography; Exploring Graphic Arts; Graphic Design; Mass Media Design; Television Production

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications - Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications - Graphic Design
  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Example Classes: Digital Imaging; Digital Photography; History of Art; Interactive Publication; Introduction to 3D Graphics; Vector Illustration

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BFA: Graphic Design
  • BFA: Studio & Digital Arts: Graphic Design
  • Annual Tuition: $11,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Example Classes: 3D Design Methods; Comparative Anatomy and Figure Drawing; Corporate Branding; Graphics Symbolism; Packaging Design; Vector Based Art Creation

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • B.F.A. in Graphic Arts
  • Annual Tuition: $13,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes: Design Basics; Identity Design; Interactivity Basics; Single Page Design; Typography; Website Development

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design - BA
  • Annual Tuition: $13,650
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Example Classes: Art Survey; Beginning Drawing; Digital Painting; Digital Photographic Techniques; Graphic Design; Graphic Design Topics

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
  • Annual Tuition: $14,130
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Example Classes: Digital Illustration; Digital Imaging; Digital Photography; Publication Design; Typography; Web Publishing and Social Media

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design
  • Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes: Advanced Graphic Communication: Professional Branding; Digital Media; Graphic Communication Portfolio; Intermediate Drawing; Motion Graphics; Typography and Layout

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communication
  • Annual Tuition: $16,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes: Advanced Digital Illustration; Motion Graphics; Myth, Meaning and Symbol in Art; Psychology of Design: Why People Tweet, Play Games, and Have Favorite Colors; Typography, Grid, and Hierarchy

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BFA in Digital Media
  • Annual Tuition: $16,058
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes: 2D Design: Elements + Principles; 3D Design: Space + Materiality; Information Visualization; Topics in Color; Visual Sequencing; Web Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education - Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
  • Annual Tuition: $18,390
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes: Advanced Design; Advanced Image; Advanced Typography; Advanced Web; History of Graphic Design

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA: Graphic Design and Digital Media