Washington Art & Design Schools

From the rain forests of the Olympic peninsula to the hip arts scene in Seattle, Washington offers plenty of inspiration for artists and designers. Art galleries and museums throughout the state feature traditional media, glass art, and multimedia creations that reflect Washington's natural beauty. Furthermore, students can learn from Washington's rich cultural history and incorporate various Asian, Native American, and African-American themes into their work.

Living and Working in Washington

Washington residents also enjoy plenty of outdoor recreation, including boating, fishing, hiking, and camping. Seattle offers trendy boutiques, shops, and an array of world-famous coffeehouses. Whether you need training in basic arts skills or are an experienced professional seeking instruction in new media, an art or design school in Washington State can help set you on the path to success.

Featured Art & Design Schools in Washington

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Washington
 
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  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef, Project Runway.
  • A team of about 4,000 faculty members are focused on helping students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas.
  • Academic programs available in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary.
  • Program Coordinators work with students to ensure they have the learning materials, assignments, facilities, and faculty to get the most out of the program.
  • Over 50 campus locations nationwide.
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  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef, Project Runway.
  • A team of about 4,000 faculty members are focused on helping students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas.
  • Academic programs available in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary.
  • Program Coordinators work with students to ensure they have the learning materials, assignments, facilities, and faculty to get the most out of the program.
  • Over 50 campus locations nationwide.
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  • Good for Working Adults
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
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  • Online Programs
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Online
  • Has been training students for creative careers since 1921.
  • Provides interactive course materials and unique approaches to curriculum that  support multiple learning styles.
  • Offers a 10% scholarship to eligible active duty, active and drilling members of the Reserve and National Guard. 
  • Its accelerated online courses allow students to learn new course material every 5 ½ weeks.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
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  • Has been training students for creative careers since 1921.
  • Provides interactive course materials and unique approaches to curriculum that  support multiple learning styles.
  • Offers a 10% scholarship to eligible active duty, active and drilling members of the Reserve and National Guard. 
  • Its accelerated online courses allow students to learn new course material every 5 ½ weeks.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
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  • Good for Working Adults
  • Online Programs
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
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Campus
  • Within 6 months of graduation, over 90% of new graduates land jobs in their fields of study.
  • Offers an $18k College Completer Scholarship for transferring students who meet requirements.
  • All professors hold advanced degrees, many with MBAs and PhDs.
  • Classes start every 8 weeks, and curriculum is updated regularly with input from industry leaders.
  • More than 85% of students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants.
  • Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCA).
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  • Within 6 months of graduation, over 90% of new graduates land jobs in their fields of study.
  • Offers an $18k College Completer Scholarship for transferring students who meet requirements.
  • All professors hold advanced degrees, many with MBAs and PhDs.
  • Classes start every 8 weeks, and curriculum is updated regularly with input from industry leaders.
  • More than 85% of students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants.
  • Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCA).
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  • Online Programs
  • Financial Aid
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  • Through an agreement with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, its Yellow Ribbon Program provides tuition contributions to eligible students at a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Offers career-focused, degree programs to over 70,000 students at over 140 ITT Technical Institutes in 38 states.
  • Classes are offered year-round, typically in the daytime and evening. Online courses can be accessed anywhere, 24 hours a day. 
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. 
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  • Through an agreement with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, its Yellow Ribbon Program provides tuition contributions to eligible students at a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Offers career-focused, degree programs to over 70,000 students at over 140 ITT Technical Institutes in 38 states.
  • Classes are offered year-round, typically in the daytime and evening. Online courses can be accessed anywhere, 24 hours a day. 
  • Nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. 
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  • Online Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
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Campus
  • Offering students a variety of online and ground courses in health, technology, and design since 1866.
  • Iselin campus was named “School of the Year” by National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • 41 campuses across the United States.
  • Partnered with Pegasus Lectures Inc. to deliver education resources in ultrasounds and sonography.
  • Offers Alumni Savings Connection, allowing graduates to receive special savings on a wide range of products and services.
  • All campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Offering students a variety of online and ground courses in health, technology, and design since 1866.
  • Iselin campus was named “School of the Year” by National Association of Health Professionals (NAHP).
  • 41 campuses across the United States.
  • Partnered with Pegasus Lectures Inc. to deliver education resources in ultrasounds and sonography.
  • Offers Alumni Savings Connection, allowing graduates to receive special savings on a wide range of products and services.
  • All campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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  • Accredited
  • Financial Aid
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Online
  • Offers programs that start each month; admission is on a rolling basis.
  • Accepts Military Tuition Assistance (MTA) and helps students provide accurate documentation.
  • Puts a 120 student limit on lecture classes to improve student-to-instructor ratio. Lab settings typically have 6, 9, 12 or 24 students to one lab instructor.
  • Provides a Career Development Department to help students edit resumes and research the job market. It also maintains an updated record of potential employers in the industry. 
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  • Offers programs that start each month; admission is on a rolling basis.
  • Accepts Military Tuition Assistance (MTA) and helps students provide accurate documentation.
  • Puts a 120 student limit on lecture classes to improve student-to-instructor ratio. Lab settings typically have 6, 9, 12 or 24 students to one lab instructor.
  • Provides a Career Development Department to help students edit resumes and research the job market. It also maintains an updated record of potential employers in the industry. 
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  • Online Programs
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Online
  • Became a part of the Sanford-Brown network of schools.
  • Offers degree programs that are developed to address current and expected needs of the design, fashion, and media arts and technology industries.
  • Helps military students use their military educational benefits to achieve their educational goals. 
  • Provides many programs that let students combine classes on campus with online courses.
  • Has a career services department that offers career development strategy, résumé and cover letter assistance, and more.
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  • Became a part of the Sanford-Brown network of schools.
  • Offers degree programs that are developed to address current and expected needs of the design, fashion, and media arts and technology industries.
  • Helps military students use their military educational benefits to achieve their educational goals. 
  • Provides many programs that let students combine classes on campus with online courses.
  • Has a career services department that offers career development strategy, résumé and cover letter assistance, and more.
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  • Good for Working Adults
  • Online Programs
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits
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Online
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Accepts transfer credits for other accredited colleges and universities.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
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  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Accepts transfer credits for other accredited colleges and universities.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
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  • Good for Working Adults
  • Online Programs
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Accelerated Programs
  • Financial Aid
  • Transferable Credits