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Visual Communications Schools in Washington State

There are 14 schools in the state of Washington offering visual communications programs. 283 students graduated with degrees from Washington visual communications schools in 2010. 154 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 103 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

263 students graduate from programs in this state in visual communications, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from visual communications programs. Of those, 26 students graduated with certificates in visual communications, 103 with an associate's level degree, and 154 with a bachelor's level degree.

14 visual communications schools are in this state. Of these, while five schools are public, nine schools are private. Public visual communications school tuition varies from $3,282 to $8,701, while private visual communications school tuition varies from $13,935 to $29,150.

Average tuition for visual communications programs is $11,213. The lowest tuition in this northwestern state, which is $3,282 each year, is at Seattle Community College-Central, while the highest tuition for visual communications programs, which is $29,150 each year, is at Cornish College of the Arts.

Washington schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for visual communications students. No visual communications students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Visual Communications Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

263 students graduate from programs in this state in visual communications, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from visual communications programs. Of those, 26 students graduated with certificates in visual communications, 103 with an associate's level degree, and 154 with a bachelor's level degree.

Visual Communications Program Completions in Washington State 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 26
  • Certificate 2007: 29
  • Certificate 2008: 28
  • Certificate 2009: 25
  • Certificate 2010: 26
  • Associate 2006: 83
  • Associate 2007: 85
  • Associate 2008: 78
  • Associate 2009: 48
  • Associate 2010: 103
  • Bachelor 2006: 144
  • Bachelor 2007: 123
  • Bachelor 2008: 137
  • Bachelor 2009: 147
  • Bachelor 2010: 154

Visual Communications Program Availability in Washington State

Washington schools offer a total of 18 programs in visual communications. Of these programs, around 50% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Visual Communications Program Availability in Washington State

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 9
  • Bachelor: 8

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26490
  • 25th Percentile: 36490
  • Median: 52150
  • 75th Percentile: 60250
  • 90th Percentile: 100620

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36710
  • 25th Percentile: 43850
  • Median: 57090
  • 75th Percentile: 75650
  • 90th Percentile: 99190

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27720
  • 25th Percentile: 36300
  • Median: 47500
  • 75th Percentile: 58450
  • 90th Percentile: 71040

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30510
  • 25th Percentile: 37110
  • Median: 46840
  • 75th Percentile: 61240
  • 90th Percentile: 76560

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53420
  • Median Salary 2007: 54080
  • Median Salary 2008: 59850
  • Median Salary 2009: 61340
  • Median Salary 2010: 57090
  • Total Employed 2006: 1270
  • Total Employed 2007: 1300
  • Total Employed 2008: 1500
  • Total Employed 2009: 1490
  • Total Employed 2010: 2090

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39070
  • Median Salary 2007: 40670
  • Median Salary 2008: 38530
  • Median Salary 2009: 43160
  • Median Salary 2010: 52150
  • Total Employed 2006: 185
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41890
  • Median Salary 2007: 45850
  • Median Salary 2008: 43380
  • Median Salary 2009: 48590
  • Median Salary 2010: 47500
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41120
  • Median Salary 2007: 43110
  • Median Salary 2008: 45410
  • Median Salary 2009: 46980
  • Median Salary 2010: 46840
  • Total Employed 2006: 3420
  • Total Employed 2007: 3990
  • Total Employed 2008: 4320
  • Total Employed 2009: 4220
  • Total Employed 2010: 3760

Washington State vs National Visual Communications Employment

Washington State vs National Visual Communications Employment

  • Employed in Washington State: 2.578% (6420)

Visual Communications Schools in Washington State

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1. The International Academy of Design and Technology - Seattle

645 Andover Park West
Seattle, WA 98188-0000
(206) 575-1865x0000

The International Academy of Design and Technology-Seattle offers two programs in visual communications. Of those, it offers students one associate's level degree in visual communications and one bachelor's level degree in visual communications. It is in Seattle, Washington, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

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2. ITT Technical Institute - Everett

1615 75th Street Sw- Suite 220
Everett, WA 98203
(425) 583-0200

ITT Technical Institute-Everett offers one visual communications program and it is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications in terms of programs.

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3. Western Washington University

516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
(360) 650-3000

Western Washington University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bellingham, WA and this school offers one program in visual communications. WWU is a public 4-year institution. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications.

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4. Cornish College of the Arts

1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 726-5016

Cornish College of the Arts offers one program in visual communications and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Seattle, WA. Cornish is a 4-year institution. Cornish is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in visual communications.

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5. The DigiPen Institute of Technology

9931 Willows Rd NE
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 558-0299

Founded in 1998, the DigiPen Institute of Technology is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Redmond, Washington. This very small school offers students four bachelors level degrees and one degree at the masters level. In 2010, 966 students pursued degrees from the five programs at DigiPen. It offers subjects including engineering and visual communications. DigiPen is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

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6. ITT Technical Institute - Spokane Valley

13518 E Indiana Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99216-1589
(509) 926-2900

ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley is in the suburbs of Spokane Valley, Washington and ITT Tech offers one visual communications program. 494 students pursue degrees in 15 ITT programs, overall. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications.

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7. ITT Technical Institute - Seattle

12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100
Seattle, WA 98168-2610
(206) 244-3300

ITT Technical Institute-Seattle is in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington and it offers one visual communications program. Overall, 755 students pursue degrees in 17 programs at this school. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in visual communications.

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8. The Perry Technical Institute

2011 W Washington Ave.
Yakima, WA 98903-1296
(509) 453-0374

The Perry Technical Institute, which is near the center of the city, is located in Yakima, WA and this school offers one visual communications program. It is one of 10 technical colleges in Washington. This technical college is the largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications in terms of programs.

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9. Spokane Falls Community College

3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224-5288
(509) 533-3500

Spokane Falls Community College, which is very close to Spokane, Washington, is located in a rural setting. This college offers two visual communications programs. It offers two associate's level visual communications degrees to students. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications in terms of programs.

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10. The Northwest College of Art

16301 Creative Dr NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 779-9993

The Northwest College of Art is in Poulsbo, Washington, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and NCAD offers one program in visual communications. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications in terms of programs.

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11. The Art Institute of Seattle - Seattle

2323 Elliott Ave
Seattle, WA 98121-1622
(206) 448-0900

The Art Institute of Seattle-Seattle offers two programs in visual communications. Specifically, AI-Seattle offers students one associate's level visual communications degree and one visual communications degree at the bachelor's level. This college is near the heart of downtown. This college is one of 2 art colleges in Washington. AI-Seattle is the largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications in terms of programs.

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12. Seattle Community College - Central

1701 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 587-3800

Seattle Community College-Central offers two programs in visual communications. This college offers two degrees at the associate's level in visual communications to students. It is 0.9 miles from the center of the city. 7,639 students pursue degrees in 40 Seattle Central programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications.

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13. The University of Washington - Seattle

1400 NE Campus Parkway
Seattle, WA 98195-4550
(206) 543-2100

The University of Washington-Seattle is 3.6 miles from the center of the city and this university offers one program in visual communications. This university is one of 3 institutions with a medical school in Washington. It is the oldest institution in the state of Washington offering programs in visual communications.

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14. Seattle Pacific University

3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119-1997
(206) 281-2000

Seattle Pacific University is 3.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in visual communications. It is a 4-year institution. Seattle Pacific is the second oldest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications programs.

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15. Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street
Cheney, WA 99004-2496
(509) 359-6200

Eastern Washington University is in Cheney, WA and Eastern offers one visual communications program. It is one of 44 public post-secondary institutions in Washington. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Washington offering visual communications.