UI/UX Design School Comparisons

It’s overwhelming comparing programs after programs when you are trying to make the best decision for your design education. To make things easier, we’ve put together a comparison guide based on data pulled from the websites of major UI/UX design schools so that you don’t have to scratch your head off trying to decide which one is right for you.The schools/program we compare include the top 12 most popular programs on the market.

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We compared the structure, content and quality of the curriculum from each school to give prospective students an overview of what they can learn and achieve with each program. Programs are updated all the time so please refer to the school’s website for the latest, most accurate information even though our guide will be updated annually.




We compare and contrast the tuition at each school. Please note that some schools have more than one program. We primarily compare the program that is UI/UX design-related. Schools update their tuitions frequently so it is best to refer to the school’s website for the latest, most accurate tuition information. Our guide is only a reference for your research.




We compare the methods of instruction from all the schools with the goal to provide prospective students a birds eye view of who will be teaching them and how they will learn once in the program. Most programs either follow a live online classroom format or self-paced with mentor meetings structure.




Flexibility to learn when it best fits students schedule is important for many adult learners juggling family, work and study. We compare the flexibility of each program and provide an overview for prospective students who are considering design education as an addition to their current life with many responsibilities.




Portfolio building is the most important component in any design education program. We compare the portfolio building format each program follows and provide prospective students and overview of how they will be building their portfolio while attending the program. We make note of the level of instruction each program provides students in portfolio building.



Career Prep

Career services is the last step before students are ready to get out into the world applying for jobs. We compare and contrast the way each school handles career services, primarily making note of the level of support and customization students can receive from each program. We also make note of career services support after graduation, or lack thereof.

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