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Population Comparison Between Best Multimedia / Visual Communications Schools

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools is 170,736 with 90,912 female students and 79,824 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools.
Among the best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools, University of Southern California has the most enrolled students of 46,287, while California Institute of the Arts has the least number of students of 1,166 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Multimedia / Visual Communications Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Carnegie Mellon University13,5197,683 5,836
2California Institute of the Arts1,166536 630
3School of the Art Institute of Chicago3,132812 2,320
4Rhode Island School of Design2,227753 1,474
5University of California-Los Angeles44,58919,765 24,824
6Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute7,5015,142 2,359
7University of California-San Diego39,57620,323 19,253
8The New School9,0472,442 6,605
8University of Southern California46,28721,367 24,920
10School of Visual Arts3,6921,001 2,691
Total170,736 79,82490,912

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools is 110,745 with 60,551 female students and 50,194 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools.
Among the best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools, University of California-San Diego has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 31,842, while California Institute of the Arts has the least number of undergraduate students of 762.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Multimedia / Visual Communications Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Carnegie Mellon University6,6223,336 3,286
2California Institute of the Arts762360 402
3School of the Art Institute of Chicago2,487646 1,841
4Rhode Island School of Design1,736591 1,145
5University of California-Los Angeles31,63613,103 18,533
6Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute6,2834,323 1,960
7University of California-San Diego31,84215,855 15,987
8The New School6,3991,577 4,822
8University of Southern California19,7869,548 10,238
10School of Visual Arts3,192855 2,337
Total110,74550,19460,551

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools is 110,745 with 60,551 female students and 50,194 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools.
Among the best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools, University of California-San Diego has the most enrolled graduate students of 31,842, while California Institute of the Arts has the least number of graduate students of 762.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Multimedia / Visual Communications Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Carnegie Mellon University6,6223,336 3,286
2California Institute of the Arts762360 402
3School of the Art Institute of Chicago2,487646 1,841
4Rhode Island School of Design1,736591 1,145
5University of California-Los Angeles31,63613,103 18,533
6Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute6,2834,323 1,960
7University of California-San Diego31,84215,855 15,987
8The New School6,3991,577 4,822
8University of Southern California19,7869,548 10,238
10School of Visual Arts3,192855 2,337
Total110,74550,19460,551

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best Multimedia / Visual Communications schools. In undergraduate programs, out of total 66,930 students, 53,960 students (80.62%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 5,753 students (8.60%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 49,644 students, 28,547 students (57.50%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 7,005 students (14.11%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Multimedia / Visual Communications Schools
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Carnegie Mellon University6,622 - 50
(0.76%)
6,897 15
(0.22%)
366
(5.31%)
2California Institute of the ArtsCalifornia Institute of the Arts does not offer online courses.
3School of the Art Institute of Chicago2,487 741
(29.79%)
1,577
(63.41%)
645 143
(22.17%)
434
(67.29%)
4Rhode Island School of DesignRhode Island School of Design does not offer online courses.
5University of California-Los Angeles31,636 28,924
(91.43%)
2,700
(8.53%)
12,953 6,191
(47.80%)
4,091
(31.58%)
6Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRensselaer Polytechnic Institute does not offer online courses.
7University of California-San DiegoUniversity of California-San Diego does not offer online courses.
8The New School6,399 6,272
(98.02%)
125
(1.95%)
2,648 2,298
(86.78%)
226
(8.53%)
8University of Southern California19,786 18,023
(91.09%)
1,301
(6.58%)
26,501 19,900
(75.09%)
1,888
(7.12%)
10School of Visual ArtsSchool of Visual Arts does not offer online courses.
Average66,930 53,960
(80.62%)
5,753
(8.60%)
49,644 28,547
(57.50%)
7,005
(14.11%)
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