Ullman School of Design

The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design at DAAP is the oldest university-based design school in the United States. Explore its history here in The Making of an American Design School by Dr. Gjoko Muratovski, the Director of the Ullman School of Design. 


Undergraduate and graduate programs empower students in our Myron E. Ullman Jr. School of Design with a core of knowledge that provides a solid educational base. Our students are prepared for careers in fashion, communication design, and industrial design by a passionate faculty, rigorous academic endeavors, and a world-class professional practice (co-op) program.

The School of Design aims to prepare its students to be skilled professionals who can ably work in local and global markets while respecting the diversity of the human community. The School of Design is innovative in teaching and in transforming the design disciplines by infusing learning with the newest design thinking methods and technologies. Through inspired interdisciplinary projects and solid corporate partnerships, the School of Design is devoted to furthering its role as a leading design institution.

The School of Design offers degrees in:

All undergraduate design degrees are five year programs, including five semesters of industry experience through our professional practice program (co-op) and share foundations experience.

As part of the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, the School of Design programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD).

Myron E. Ullman School of Design

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
6415 Aronoff
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210016
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016

P 513-556-4298
F 513-556-0240

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Sheri Cottingim

Program Manager