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Ranking of 30 Best Designed United States College and University Websites published by WebDesignDegreeCenter.org

Web Design Degree Center has released a ranked list of the most well-designed college websites in the United States

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is one of the first major rankings of college website designs, and evaluates web design factors such as accessibility, usefulness, branding, responsiveness, look and feel on various platforms (mobile, desktop), design elements, and visuals. After evaluating thousands of school websites using these criteria, the editors of Web Design Degree Center selected what they viewed as the 30 most effective designs.  The final ranked list can be viewed at the following URL:  http://www.webdesigndegreecenter.org/best-designed-college-websites

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"A university's website is part of its very identity [and] it's such a pleasure to see how some schools have really gone the extra mile to offer an exciting online experience," said Yusuf Laher, chief author and researcher for the list.

University websites are not only often a student's first contact with a university, they go on to serve as a portal for enrolled students, offering direction when it comes to programming, campus activities, scheduling, and other things necessary for an enriching student experience.

Universities and colleges that made the list (listed alphabetically):

Bates College

Bay State College

Belmont University

Biola Undergrad

Bob Jones University

Boston University

Brooklyn College

Brown University

Champlain College

Clemson University

Davidson College

Delaware Valley College

DePauw University

Drexel University

Full Sail University

Harvard University

Johns Hopkins University

Maryland Institute College of Art

Middlebury College

Neumont University

Oberlin College

Rhode Island School of Design

Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design

Saint Joseph's University

School of Visual Arts

Stonehill College

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

The University of Chicago

University of Notre Dame

University of Rochester

Web Design Degree Center is a resource for both aspiring web designers and web designers already in the field. The mission of Web Design Degree Center is to be the number one online resource for students interested in obtaining higher education in the study of web design.

Contact:
Web Design Degree Center address:
2885 Sanford Ave SW #28636
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone:
Yusuf Laher
(616) 328-5644

Or via email:
http://www.webdesigndegreecenter.org/contact/

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SOURCE WebDesignDegreeCenter.org

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