World Brand Design Society
Global Design Education Institution Ranking

The World’s Best Design Education Institutions

World Brand Design Society Global Design Education Institution Ranking represents the worlds most awarded design student from the best design education institutions from around the world. The awards and ranking are in reference to the quality of work entered into the WBDS Student Design Awards for consumer and corporate brand design. More information about the awards can be found here: Student Design Awards

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RANK ORGANISATION POINTS AWARDS LOCATION
1 British Higher School of Art and Design 26 9 Russia
2 Norwich University of the Arts 11 4 United Kingdom
3 ArtCenter College of Design 8 3 United States
4 HSE Art and Design School 7 3 Russia
5 Shillington College of Graphic Design 7 3 Australia
6 Swinburne University of Technology 7 2 Australia
7 Kyonggi University 3 2 South Korea
8 Orita Sinclair School of Design and Music 3 1 Singapore
9 University of Hertfordshire 3 1 United Kingdom
10 Estonian Academy of Arts 2 1 Estonia
11 Melbourne Polytechnic 2 1 Australia
12 Nottingham Trent University 2 1 United Kingdom
13 University of Wisconsin Stout 2 1 United States
14 San Diego City College 1 1 United States
15 Academy of Art University 0 0 United States
16 Ashesi University 0 0 Ghana
17 Athlone Institute of Technology 0 0 Ireland
18 Barcelona School of Arts & Design 0 0 Spain
19 California State University Northridge 0 0 United States
20 Central Saint Martins 0 0 United Kingdom
21 Chulalongkorn University 0 0 Thailand
22 ESI Escuela Superior de Diseño de Valladolid 0 0 Spain
23 Fashion Institute of Technology 0 0 United States
24 Fu Jen Catholic University 0 0 Taiwan
25 George Brown College 0 0 Canada
26 Hochschule Hannover 0 0 Germany
27 Hoseo University 0 0 South Korea
28 Konkuk University 0 0 South Korea
29 Korea National Transportation University 0 0 South Korea
30 Loughborough University 0 0 United Kingdom
31 Manchester School of Art 0 0 United Kingdom
32 New York City College of Technology 0 0 United States
33 New York University 0 0 United States
34 Parsons School of Design 0 0 United States
35 University of Leeds 0 0 United Kingdom
36 Yeditepe University 0 0 Turkey
Rank Organisation Points Awards Location
1 British Higher School of Art and Design 26 9 Russia
2 Norwich University of the Arts 11 4 United Kingdom
3 ArtCenter College of Design 8 3 United States
4 HSE Art and Design School 7 3 Russia
5 Shillington College of Graphic Design 7 3 Australia
6 Swinburne University of Technology 7 2 Australia
7 Kyonggi University 3 2 South Korea
8 Orita Sinclair School of Design and Music 3 1 Singapore
9 University of Hertfordshire 3 1 United Kingdom
10 Estonian Academy of Arts 2 1 Estonia
11 Melbourne Polytechnic 2 1 Australia
12 Nottingham Trent University 2 1 United Kingdom
13 University of Wisconsin Stout 2 1 United States
14 San Diego City College 1 1 United States
15 Academy of Art University 0 0 United States
16 Ashesi University 0 0 Ghana
17 Athlone Institute of Technology 0 0 Ireland
18 Barcelona School of Arts & Design 0 0 Spain
19 California State University Northridge 0 0 United States
20 Central Saint Martins 0 0 United Kingdom
21 Chulalongkorn University 0 0 Thailand
22 ESI Escuela Superior de Diseño de Valladolid 0 0 Spain
23 Fashion Institute of Technology 0 0 United States
24 Fu Jen Catholic University 0 0 Taiwan
25 George Brown College 0 0 Canada
26 Hochschule Hannover 0 0 Germany
27 Hoseo University 0 0 South Korea
28 Konkuk University 0 0 South Korea
29 Korea National Transportation University 0 0 South Korea
30 Loughborough University 0 0 United Kingdom
31 Manchester School of Art 0 0 United Kingdom
32 New York City College of Technology 0 0 United States
33 New York University 0 0 United States
34 Parsons School of Design 0 0 United States
35 University of Leeds 0 0 United Kingdom
36 Yeditepe University 0 0 Turkey