The Best University Ad Internet Advertising Awards!

Best University Ad

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best University Ad as part of the annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards.  We believe that judging your creative talent should be based on a peer group within that industry.

Now in its 15th year, the IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve.

Best advertising are selected by judges who review the entered advertising using the seven criteria below:

As a participant, you will receive:



If your site wins a University Ad IAC Award, you will also get:  

Each year the Web Marketing Association's IAC Award Competition names the Best University Ad.  The winners are selected by judging the entered creative using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Entries not selected as best University Ad are also eligible for an Outstanding Advertising Award.

Setting University Ad Trends and making University Ad News

Entering the IAC Awards can help keep you up on University Ad Trends by showing you how other University Ad advertising compare to the overall Internet standards. You also can make University Ad news if you have the Best University Ad. University Ad news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

Here are past University Ad winners:

Year Entry Name Award Level Winner
2018 Infinite Perspectives Best University Website Ryerson University, Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science
2017 Logan University Best University Website VIVIDSITES Digital Marketing Agency
2016 MBNA Alumni & Student Campaign Best University Integrated Ad Campaign MBNA
2016 Topsy's Popcorn Holiday Campaign Best University Social Media Campaign Gragg Advertising, Social Media Marketing Team
2016 Grace University Best University Website Rocket55
2015 Maricopa Matters Blog Best Education Online Newsletter Campaign, Best University Online Newsletter Campaign Maricopa Community Colleges District Office Marketing Team
2015 Manipal University ( Best University Website SapientNitro
2014 Limkokwing University Website Best University Website World Wide Web Domination
2013 Boise State University Responsive Web Design Best University Website Boise State University and Westwerk
2012 Limkokwing Community Portal Best Portal Website, Best School Website World Wide Web Domination
2012 University College Website Best University Website University College at the University of Denver, Legwork Studio, and EffectiveUI
2011 Limkokwing University - iPhone App Best Education Mobile Application, Best School Mobile Application, Best University Mobile Application World Wide Web Domination
2011 Limkokwing University Website Best Education Website, Best School Website, Best University Website World Wide Web Domination
2011 Kaplan Facebook Fan Page Best School Social Media Campaign, Best University Social Media Campaign BGT Partners
2011 Kaplan YouTube Video Best University Online Video BGT Partners
2011 Kaplan Master's Progam Banners Best University Rich Media Online Campaign BGT Partners
2010 Higher Place Best University Websites Malenke|barnhart
2009 Collegebound Nebraska Best University Rich Media Online Ad Bailey Lauerman
2008 Ann Arbor Flash Best University Email Message University of Michigan Law School and Medical School, Wagner Design Associates
2008 Emory Goizueta Business School Best University Microsite/landing Page THINK Interactive, Inc.
2007 DeSales University Best University Microsite/landing Page Imirage, Inc.
2006 Clark Entrepreneurship Program Best University Microsite/landing Page TMP Worldwide








The Internet Advertising Competition Awards evaluates all forms of online advertising including:

Online AdOnline Campaign
Rich Media Online AdRich Media Online Campaign
Email MessageEmail Message Campaign
Online Newsletter CampaignMicrosite/Landing Page
WebsiteInteractive Application
Mobile ApplicationOnline Video
Integrated Ad CampaignOnline Video campaign


To view other industry winners, please click on the link below:

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