Sessions College For Professional Design

Also known as Sessions College

Sessions College for Professional Design is an accredited, online only school based in Tempe, Arizona.  Sessions College for Professional Design was founded in 1997 and is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) since 2001 with their certificate programs holding accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS).

The school has garnered several awards including 4 from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) and is professionally recognized as a school of excellence in educational value, online education, and design education.

Sessions College for Professional Design has built a program focused on supporting art and design professionals extend their knowledge and expertise in a variety of disciplines. Sessions College offers the following degree programs: graphic design, web design, digital media, illustration, and digital photography.  The school provides students the opportunity to earn undergraduate certificates in: web design, graphic design, digital media, advertising design, illustration, print design, and digital photography.

Sessions College for Professional Design also has a variety of vocational certificates that include the following: multimedia arts, graphic design, web design, digital arts, marketing design, and fine arts.  Given the array of classes and coursework available to prospective students, take the time to learn more about Sessions College here or via their website.

Financial aid is available for eligible students at Sessions who are entering undergraduate certificate programs and associate degree programs.  As an accredited college, Sessions College for Professional Design is approved by the United States Department of Education (DOE) to administer federal aid to eligible students for approved degree & certificate programs.

Depending on your situation and financial need, you may be able to leverage federal grants, federal loans, and PLUS loans through the school.  Additionally, you may qualify for private scholarships, private grants, and private loans to help bridge the gap.  To learn more about your financial aid options, simply request information from this portal or visit today.

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid60%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships50%$3,431
Receiving Student Loans30%$6,838