Best University Websites
Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best University web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition. Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.
Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.
Best University websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:
- Ease of use
- Use of technology
As a participant, you will receive:
- An independent evaluation of your University Website by independent expert judges
- Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other University industry websites.
If your site wins recognition with the University WebAward, you will also get:
- A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
- Higher visibility for your company
- A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
- Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
- The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
- A personal achievement for your resume
Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best University
web site. Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using
seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of
technology, innovation and content. Websites not selected as best University
website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of
Setting University Trends and making University News
Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on University Trends by showing you how other University websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make University news if you have the Best University website. University news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.
The 2019 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2020.
Here are the past Best University WebAward winners:
|2019||Primacy||Suffolk University Website|
|2018||Knowble Media||Illinois College|
|2017||The Culinary Institute of America||ciachef.edu|
|2016||IN.gov||Ivy Tech Community College|
|2014||Systems Alliance, Inc.||Stevenson University|
|2013||Behavior Design||The Cooper Union Website Redesign|
|2012||University Marketing and Communications||30 Days of EnTERPreneurship|
|2011||Denison University & Fahlgren Mortine||TheDEN|
|2010||Corey McPherson Nash||UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME MENDOZA COLLEGE OF BUSINESS WEB SITE REDESIGN|
|2009||BrowserMedia||University of Maryland Women's Basketball|
|2008||Market United||Murdoch University Switching Campaign|
|2007||The Art Institute of Pittsburgh||The Art Institute of Pittsburgh|
|2006||Xavier University & Hanson Dodge||The Road to Xavier|
|2005||Geary Interactive||San Diego State University Timeline|
|2004||School of Visual Arts||School of Visual Arts Website|
|2003||160over90||Chestnut Hill College Admissions Site|
*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.
To view other industry winners, please click on the link below:
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