20+ Examples of Effective Billboard Ads for Education and Schools

Billboard viewers (83%) report that they look at the advertising message on a roadside or digital billboard either all, most, or some of the time
Nielson 2017 Report

Fliphound has assembled 20+ of the best, most creative, memorable, eye-catching and effective billboard advertisements, ideas, and example ads from public, private, trade, vocational, schools, colleges, and universities which are sure to get your attention. We hope they will provide creative inspiration for you and your marketing, design, or graphics team.

Out-of-home (OOH) digital billboard advertising and digital billboards can be a very effective and creative medium for schools, colleges and universities. Use outdoor advertising campaigns to increase brand recognition and educate prospective students on degrees, graduate placement, or highlight departments, classes, certificates or curriculum. Being seen across multiple platforms not only creates awareness of your firm, but conveys credibility. Billboard ads allow you to speak to the same group of people on a daily or weekly basis for a low CPM.

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1. Cybersecurity jobs KS and USA

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Cybersecurity jobs, KS, USA, training, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00033

Uses job growth statistics in the cybersecurity field to demonstrate the opportunity for the school's graduates both locally and nationally.

2. 50% of Kids Cannot Afford Crayons. That is Cray, Cray!

Advertiser: ProjectTeacher.org

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Nonprofit, school supplies, donations

Reference Id: FHEDU00203

Nonprofit raising community and parent awareness about underfunded school supplies in public schools and the fact that 50% of the students cannot afford crayons.

3. IT Jobs Start Classes Now

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: IT jobs, training, classes, education, trade, school

Reference Id: FHEDU00030

The educator is successfully promoting job opportunities to prospective students in the growing technology industry.

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4. Earning $65K at only 21

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: IT jobs, graduates, training, classes, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00031

Uses case study to show how the institution's students earn high income after graduation.

5. Cybersecurity Job Opportunities Unfilled

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Cyber security jobs, training, classes, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00032

Uses case study to show many job opportunities in Cybersecurity are unfilled and how the institution's students earn high income in IT jobs after graduation.

6. Teachers Wanted

Advertiser: Upper River School District

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Recruiting and hiring

Reference Id: FHEDU00041

School district using two word message and raising hand images to post job openings to attract and recruit new teachers.

7. Get the IT Skills You Need!

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: IT IS jobs, skills, training, classes, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00036

Explains how the school's training and education can get you high paying jobs in IT, IS and technology.

8. Connect to Success

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Graduates, training, classes, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00037

Appeals to prospective students who want skills and connections that will bring success to them professionally.

9. One Type of Education Does Not Fit All Online Onsite

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Flexible program, degree, online, on campus

Reference Id: FHEDU00040

Showcases the flexibility of the education by allowing students to study and earn their degree on campus and online.

10. Classroom to Career

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Job, career, technical, online

Reference Id: FHEDU00043

Appeals to prospective students who want an education that leads them to a career.

11. Countdown to Fall Registration

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Countdown, registration, enrollment

Reference Id: FHEDU00039

Call to action for prospective students with countdown reminding them that the fall registration is not far away and to sign up today.

12. Money Talks Parents Get Involved

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Cybersecurity jobs, training, classes, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00034

Ad appeals to and encourages parents to direct their children to attend the trade school, college or university program that gives them IT and technical (Cybersecurity) skills to earn high income and capitalize on the Cybersecurity job growth.

13. Great Education Sweet Location

Advertiser: Monmouth University

Agency: Client Provided

Tags: College

Reference Id: FHEDU00347

Regional division 1 east coast university with approximately 5,000 students promoting its quality education and beach side location to prospective students and applicants.

14. Learn to Code Build Your Future

Advertiser: AdAstraAcademy.com, Butler Community College


Tags: Technology

Reference Id: FHEDU00343

Joint venture between community college and local developers promoting its learn to code and program course to future computer coders and programmers.

15. Flexible Classes and Degree Programs

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Flexible classes, training, diploma

Reference Id: FHEDU00038

Ad designed to attract full and part-time students or those working full-time who need flexible schedules and classes to complete their degree or program.

16. Shortcut to a Good Life IT Job!

Advertiser: URIT.edu

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: IT jobs, high earning, graduates, training, classes, education

Reference Id: FHEDU00035

Appeals to everyone who wants a good life and reminds prospective students they need good training and education to get high paying jobs.

17. U are a Pharmacist

Advertiser: URIT.EDU

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Healthcare, pharmacist, job

Reference Id: FHEDU00042

Outdoor advertisement shows how the institution develops and launches careers for pharmacy graduates.

18. Now Hiring Bus Drivers

Advertiser: First Student

Agency: RSM Marketing (formerly RSA)

Tags: Jobs, hiring, drivers

Reference Id: FHEDU00052

Call to action ad - encourages job applicants to apply today for bus driver positions.

19. School of Rock Be Part of the Show!

Advertiser: School of Rock

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: National chain, local franchise, music, instructor

Reference Id: FHEDU00055

Powerful imagery, catchy tag line, and use of branding to promote local branch of a national music school chain.

20. Dance Studio Branding

Advertiser: Ikonic Dance Studios


Tags: Dance lessons, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest

Reference Id: FHEDU00348

Local dance studio promoting its location, brand, discounts for new students and social media links.

21. Spring Classes Start Soon

Advertiser: Baker University


Tags: Branding university, college

Reference Id: FHEDU00051

Call to action to prospective students reminding them to registration for spring classes.

22. Wichita Riding Academy Branding

Advertiser: Wichita Riding Academy


Tags: Teaching, camp

Reference Id: FHEDU00344

Local horseback riding academy promoting its brand and lessons to anyone interested in learning how to ride.

23. Become A Filmmaker

Advertiser: Bethany College, Mindfire


Tags: Movie, Film

Reference Id: FHEDU00351

Local college using clear and simple billboard message to attract students interested in film making.

24. Classical School of Wichita Fall Enrollment

Advertiser: Classical School of Wichita


Tags: Private school

Reference Id: FHEDU00346

Local private school using photo images of happy uniformed students to promote its culture, enrollment timing, and classical training to parents.

25. Host Family Wanted!

Advertiser: International Student Connection


Tags: Exchange students

Reference Id: FHEDU00350

International exchange program using simple and to the point message with happy students to enroll international student exchange host families.

26. Square Dancing Lessons Starting Soon - Healthy Fun!

Advertiser: Village Steppers


Tags: Dance lessons, Facebook

Reference Id: FHEDU00349

Local square dance club using outdoor ads to promote dance lessons and recruit new members.

27. A Different Kind Of Public School

Advertiser: HopeStyleLearning.com


Tags: Public School

Reference Id: FHEDU00352

Simple clean text and image promoting different education environment for students.

28. College New Downtown Location

Advertiser: Cowley College


Tags: New location, grand opening

Reference Id: FHEDU00054

Branding message promoting the grand opening of new downtown school location.

29. WSU Basketball NCAA March Madness

Advertiser: Pizza John's

Agency: Fliphound, LLC

Tags: Sports, dynamic messaging, march madness

Reference Id: FHEDU00056

Local community and businesses showing their support of Wichita State University (WSU) in the NCAA college basketball march madness tournament using digital billboards and dynamic messaging to provide scoring updates.

30. Behind the Wheel Driving School

Advertiser: Defensive Driving School


Tags: Driving, teen, drivers, automotive

Reference Id: FHEDU00053

Branding ad that appeals to parents by promoting defensive driving and special teen pricing.

31. Weld A Blue Streak, In Just 2 Weeks!

Advertiser: Butler Community College


Tags: Welding career

Reference Id: FHEDU00353

Local community college promoting welding trade school program to students and those looking to get started in a new trade career.

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Additionally, if you are interested in accessing helpful resources, we recommend checking out the following resources to learn more about designing and creating engaging and effective billboard advertisements see:

How to Create Billboard Artwork

Creative Specifications and Effective Design Tips

Creative Resources and How To Videos

Billboard Advertising for Education (School, College & University)