Virginia Commonwealth University Adcenter*
182 graduate students
Business: Adcenter has done projects for Motorola, Napster, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and Yahoo!
Top Employers: The Martin Agency, TBWA, Circuit City
Claim to Fame: Professor Richard Boyko is former chief creative officer at Ogilvy & Mather.
Signature Programs: At Adcenter, professionals from major marketing firms and ad agencies teach interdisciplinary classes to students in communications and business fields. In project workshops, students work with real clients and develop portfolios that go beyond traditional advertising campaigns to innovations in packaging, brand experience, and store design.