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2015 Ranking - Top 100 art schools:

New York University - Art School Ranking
1. New York University

New York City, NY, 28 art programs

Savannah College of Art and Design - Art School Ranking
2. Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA, 38 art programs

Fashion Institute of Technology - Art School Ranking
3. Fashion Institute of Technology

New York City, NY, 20 art programs

The New School - Art School Ranking
4. The New School

New York City, NY, 19 art programs

University of Southern California - Art School Ranking
5. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA, 38 art programs

Northwestern University - Art School Ranking
6. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, 50 art programs

Pratt Institute - Art School Ranking
7. Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY, 22 art programs

Academy of Art University - Art School Ranking
8. Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA, 20 art programs

Temple University - Art School Ranking
9. Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, 28 art programs

Syracuse University - Art School Ranking
10. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY, 38 art programs

California State University Long Beach - Art School Ranking
11. California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA, 16 art programs

Indiana University Bloomington - Art School Ranking
12. Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN, 24 art programs

Boston University - Art School Ranking
13. Boston University

Boston, MA, 35 art programs

University of Cincinnati - Art School Ranking
14. University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, 20 art programs

School of The Art Institute of Chicago - Art School Ranking
15. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL, 12 art programs

University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Art School Ranking
16. University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN, 21 art programs

Rhode Island School of Design - Art School Ranking
17. Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI, 19 art programs

Maryland Institute College of Art - Art School Ranking
18. Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD, 26 art programs

University of Washington Seattle - Art School Ranking
19. University of Washington Seattle

Seattle, WA, 18 art programs

University of California Los Angeles - Art School Ranking
20. University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 14 art programs

Arizona State University - Art School Ranking
21. Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, 15 art programs

Carnegie Mellon University - Art School Ranking
22. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, 29 art programs

Virginia Commonwealth University - Art School Ranking
23. Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA, 16 art programs

Florida State University - Art School Ranking
24. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 19 art programs

Columbia University in The City of New York - Art School Ranking
25. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York City, NY, 16 art programs

University of Georgia - Art School Ranking
26. University of Georgia

Athens, GA, 14 art programs

Brigham Young University Provo - Art School Ranking
27. Brigham Young University Provo

Provo, UT, 23 art programs

University of North Texas - Art School Ranking
28. University of North Texas

Denton, TX, 17 art programs

University of Iowa - Art School Ranking
29. University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA, 19 art programs

Ohio State University - Art School Ranking
30. Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, 16 art programs

Texas State University San Marcos - Art School Ranking
31. Texas State University San Marcos

San Marcos, TX, 15 art programs

Massachusetts College of Art and Design - Art School Ranking
The Juilliard School - Art School Ranking
33. The Juilliard School

New York City, NY, 19 art programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Art School Ranking
34. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI, 20 art programs

Michigan State University - Art School Ranking
35. Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI, 14 art programs

University of California Davis - Art School Ranking
36. University of California Davis

Davis, CA, 14 art programs

Rochester Institute of Technology - Art School Ranking
37. Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY, 19 art programs

University of California Irvine - Art School Ranking
38. University of California Irvine

Irvine, CA, 12 art programs

The New England Conservatory of Music - Art School Ranking
California State University Fullerton - Art School Ranking
40. California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, CA, 11 art programs

California College of The Arts - Art School Ranking
41. California College of the Arts

Oakland, CA, 25 art programs

University of Wisconsin Madison - Art School Ranking
42. University of Wisconsin Madison

Madison, WI, 15 art programs

San Francisco State University - Art School Ranking
43. San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA, 14 art programs

Yale University - Art School Ranking
44. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 16 art programs

School of Visual Arts - Art School Ranking
45. School of Visual Arts

New York City, NY, 10 art programs

Belmont University - Art School Ranking
46. Belmont University

Nashville, TN, 17 art programs

University of Central Florida - Art School Ranking
47. University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL, 7 art programs

University of Florida - Art School Ranking
48. University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, 13 art programs

The University of The Arts - Art School Ranking
49. The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA, 18 art programs

University of Oregon - Art School Ranking
50. University of Oregon

Eugene, OR, 22 art programs

University of California Berkeley - Art School Ranking
51. University of California Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 11 art programs

University of Colorado Boulder - Art School Ranking
52. University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO, 13 art programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Art School Ranking
53. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 15 art programs

Drexel University - Art School Ranking
54. Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, 10 art programs

University of Kansas - Art School Ranking
55. University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS, 14 art programs

Montclair State University - Art School Ranking
56. Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ, 10 art programs

CUNY Hunter College - Art School Ranking
57. CUNY Hunter College

New York City, NY, 11 art programs

University of Maryland College Park - Art School Ranking
58. University of Maryland College Park

College Park, MD, 11 art programs

California Institute of The Arts - Art School Ranking
59. California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA, 21 art programs

University of Arizona - Art School Ranking
60. University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ, 19 art programs

University of California Santa Barbara - Art School Ranking
61. University of California Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA, 13 art programs

Washington University in St Louis - Art School Ranking
62. Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO, 17 art programs

University of Miami - Art School Ranking
63. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 23 art programs

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Art School Ranking
64. University of Illinois

Champaign, IL, 15 art programs

San Diego State University - Art School Ranking
65. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA, 8 art programs

University of California Santa Cruz - Art School Ranking
66. University of California Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA, 8 art programs

Appalachian State University - Art School Ranking
67. Appalachian State University

Boone, NC, 15 art programs

University of Houston - Art School Ranking
68. University of Houston

Houston, TX, 13 art programs

Ohio University - Art School Ranking
69. Ohio University

Athens, OH, 26 art programs

Ferris State University - Art School Ranking
70. Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI, 17 art programs

Iowa State University - Art School Ranking
71. Iowa State University

Ames, IA, 7 art programs

University of South Carolina Columbia - Art School Ranking
72. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 14 art programs

SUNY at Purchase College - Art School Ranking
73. SUNY at Purchase College

Purchase, NY, 12 art programs

Purdue University - Art School Ranking
74. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 20 art programs

Kent State University at Kent - Art School Ranking
75. Kent State University

Kent, OH, 15 art programs

Rutgers University New Brunswick - Art School Ranking
76. Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ, 8 art programs

Towson University - Art School Ranking
77. Towson University

Towson, MD, 10 art programs

Tufts University - Art School Ranking
78. Tufts University

Medford, MA, 8 art programs

Florida Atlantic University - Art School Ranking
79. Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL, 9 art programs

Illinois State University - Art School Ranking
80. Illinois State University

Normal, IL, 12 art programs

University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Art School Ranking
81. University of North Carolina

Greensboro, NC, 11 art programs

The University of Alabama - Art School Ranking
82. The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL, 13 art programs

The University of Texas at El Paso - Art School Ranking
83. The University of Texas

El Paso, TX, 38 art programs

University of Notre Dame - Art School Ranking
84. University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN, 11 art programs

Portland State University - Art School Ranking
85. Portland State University

Portland, OR, 14 art programs

Brown University - Art School Ranking
86. Brown University

Providence, RI, 12 art programs

Baylor University - Art School Ranking
87. Baylor University

Waco, TX, 15 art programs

California State University Northridge - Art School Ranking
88. California State University Northridge

Northridge, CA, 7 art programs

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Art School Ranking
89. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA, 32 art programs

Texas Christian University - Art School Ranking
90. Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, 23 art programs

Bard College - Art School Ranking
91. Bard College

Annandale On Hudson, NY, 5 art programs

University of California San Diego - Art School Ranking
92. University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA, 13 art programs

College For Creative Studies - Art School Ranking
93. College for Creative Studies

Detroit, MI, 8 art programs

Northern Arizona University - Art School Ranking
94. Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ, 25 art programs

Southern Methodist University - Art School Ranking
95. Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX, 18 art programs

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Art School Ranking
96. University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA, 12 art programs

University of South Florida - Art School Ranking
97. University of South Florida

Tampa, FL, 9 art programs

University of California Riverside - Art School Ranking
98. University of California Riverside

Riverside, CA, 11 art programs

Pennsylvania State University - Art School Ranking
99. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, 11 art programs

San Francisco Conservatory of Music - Art School Ranking
100. San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco, CA, 19 art programs

Art schools by state:

Schools by State35 Art Schools in Alabama39 Art Schools in Arizona24 Art Schools in Arkansas233 Art Schools in California38 Art Schools in Colorado32 Art Schools in Connecticut5 Art Schools in Delaware85 Art Schools in Florida60 Art Schools in Georgia12 Art Schools in Idaho102 Art Schools in Illinois47 Art Schools in Indiana38 Art Schools in Iowa39 Art Schools in Kansas35 Art Schools in Kentucky29 Art Schools in Louisiana15 Art Schools in Maine35 Art Schools in Maryland75 Art Schools in Massachusetts71 Art Schools in Michigan64 Art Schools in Minnesota22 Art Schools in Mississippi50 Art Schools in Missouri11 Art Schools in Montana25 Art Schools in Nebraska10 Art Schools in Nevada16 Art Schools in New Hampshire46 Art Schools in New Jersey23 Art Schools in New Mexico144 Art Schools in New York79 Art Schools in North Carolina8 Art Schools in North Dakota84 Art Schools in Ohio47 Art Schools in Oklahoma27 Art Schools in Oregon121 Art Schools in Pennsylvania9 Art Schools in Rhode Island40 Art Schools in South Carolina11 Art Schools in South Dakota48 Art Schools in Tennessee126 Art Schools in Texas24 Art Schools in Utah14 Art Schools in Vermont60 Art Schools in Virginia35 Art Schools in Washington10 Art Schools in District of Columbia20 Art Schools in West Virginia52 Art Schools in Wisconsin8 Art Schools in Wyoming

Art schools by diploma:

Certificates: 620 schools
Associate's Degrees: 977 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 1,388 schools
Master's Degrees: 401 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 79 schools

Art schools by major:

General Fine Arts: 1,383 schools
Painting and Drawing: 140 schools
Sculpture Art: 71 schools
Performing Arts: 1,348 schools
Design and Animation: 1,321 schools
Applied Arts: 87 schools
Digital Arts: 331 schools
Arts Management: 275 schools

Art schools by region:

Northeast: 472 schools
Midwest: 591 schools
South: 783 schools
West: 470 schools

Popular art school cities:

in Alabama:
Auburn: 1 school
Birmingham: 6 schools
Tuscaloosa: 3 schools
in Arizona:
Avondale: 1 school
Chandler: 1 school
Flagstaff: 2 schools
Glendale: 1 school
Kingman: 1 school
Mesa: 2 schools
Phoenix: 11 schools
Scottsdale: 1 school
Tempe: 5 schools
Tucson: 6 schools
in California:
Arcata: 1 school
Berkeley: 1 school
Carlsbad: 1 school
Chico: 1 school
Claremont: 6 schools
Davis: 1 school
Fresno: 3 schools
Fullerton: 2 schools
Hayward: 2 schools
Irvine: 3 schools
La Jolla: 2 schools
Long Beach: 2 schools
Los Angeles: 19 schools
Newport Beach: 1 school
North Hollywood: 1 school
Northridge: 1 school
Oakland: 5 schools
Orange: 3 schools
Pasadena: 3 schools
Pomona: 1 school
Riverside: 5 schools
Sacramento: 6 schools
San Bernardino: 4 schools
San Diego: 12 schools
San Francisco: 11 schools
San Jose: 3 schools
Santa Ana: 2 schools
Santa Barbara: 4 schools
Santa Cruz: 1 school
Santa Monica: 2 schools
Valencia: 1 school
in Colorado:
Boulder: 2 schools
Denver: 10 schools
Fort Collins: 2 schools
Greeley: 2 schools
in Connecticut:
New Haven: 4 schools
West Hartford: 2 schools
in District of Columbia:
Washington: 10 schools
in Florida:
Boca Raton: 2 schools
Coral Gables: 1 school
Fort Lauderdale: 5 schools
Gainesville: 2 schools
Jacksonville: 4 schools
Miami: 11 schools
Orlando: 6 schools
Sarasota: 1 school
Tallahassee: 5 schools
Tampa: 5 schools
Winter Park: 3 schools
in Georgia:
Athens: 2 schools
Atlanta: 16 schools
Kennesaw: 2 schools
Savannah: 2 schools
Statesboro: 2 schools
in Hawaii:
Honolulu: 4 schools
in Idaho:
Boise: 3 schools
Rexburg: 1 school
in Illinois:
Carbondale: 1 school
Champaign: 2 schools
Chicago: 25 schools
Dekalb: 1 school
Evanston: 1 school
Normal: 2 schools
Schaumburg: 2 schools
in Indiana:
Bloomington: 1 school
Evansville: 2 schools
Fort Wayne: 4 schools
Indianapolis: 8 schools
Muncie: 1 school
Notre Dame: 3 schools
West Lafayette: 1 school
in Iowa:
Ames: 1 school
Cedar Falls: 1 school
Iowa City: 1 school
in Kansas:
Lawrence: 2 schools
Manhattan: 1 school
in Kentucky:
Highland Heights: 1 school
Lexington: 3 schools
Louisville: 7 schools
in Louisiana:
Baton Rouge: 6 schools
New Orleans: 6 schools
in Maine:
Portland: 2 schools
in Maryland:
Baltimore: 11 schools
College Park: 1 school
Towson: 1 school
in Massachusetts:
Amherst: 3 schools
Boston: 17 schools
Brookline: 2 schools
Cambridge: 4 schools
Medford: 1 school
North Dartmouth: 1 school
in Michigan:
Ann Arbor: 3 schools
Big Rapids: 1 school
Bloomfield Hills: 2 schools
Detroit: 4 schools
East Lansing: 1 school
Kalamazoo: 3 schools
Marquette: 1 school
Southfield: 2 schools
Troy: 2 schools
Warren: 1 school
Ypsilanti: 1 school
in Minnesota:
Duluth: 4 schools
Minneapolis: 8 schools
Moorhead: 2 schools
Saint Paul: 11 schools
in Missouri:
Columbia: 3 schools
Kansas City: 6 schools
Saint Louis: 10 schools
Springfield: 4 schools
in Nebraska:
Lincoln: 5 schools
Omaha: 6 schools
in Nevada:
Henderson: 3 schools
Las Vegas: 2 schools
in New Hampshire:
Manchester: 5 schools
in New Jersey:
Jersey City: 4 schools
Montclair: 1 school
New Brunswick: 1 school
Union: 1 school
in New Mexico:
Albuquerque: 4 schools
in New York:
Albany: 3 schools
Alfred: 2 schools
Annandale On Hudson: 1 school
Bronx: 3 schools
Brooklyn: 5 schools
Buffalo: 4 schools
Flushing: 1 school
Garden City: 2 schools
Ithaca: 2 schools
Long Island City: 1 school
New Paltz: 1 school
New York City: 31 schools
Oneonta: 2 schools
Poughkeepsie: 3 schools
Purchase: 2 schools
Rochester: 6 schools
Saratoga Springs: 2 schools
Syracuse: 4 schools
in North Carolina:
Boone: 1 school
Charlotte: 8 schools
Elon: 1 school
Greensboro: 5 schools
Greenville: 1 school
Raleigh: 6 schools
Winston Salem: 5 schools
in Ohio:
Akron: 2 schools
Athens: 1 school
Bowling Green: 1 school
Cincinnati: 7 schools
Cleveland: 5 schools
Columbus: 6 schools
Dayton: 4 schools
Kent: 1 school
in Oklahoma:
Edmond: 2 schools
Norman: 2 schools
Tulsa: 7 schools
in Oregon:
Eugene: 3 schools
Portland: 8 schools
in Pennsylvania:
Allentown: 2 schools
Edinboro: 1 school
Kutztown: 1 school
Philadelphia: 12 schools
Pittsburgh: 11 schools
University Park: 2 schools
in Puerto Rico:
San Juan: 6 schools
in Rhode Island:
Providence: 4 schools
in South Carolina:
Charleston: 4 schools
Columbia: 5 schools
Greenville: 4 schools
Rock Hill: 2 schools
in Tennessee:
Chattanooga: 3 schools
Knoxville: 3 schools
Memphis: 8 schools
Murfreesboro: 1 school
Nashville: 11 schools
in Texas:
Arlington: 2 schools
Austin: 4 schools
Dallas: 7 schools
Denton: 2 schools
El Paso: 3 schools
Fort Worth: 6 schools
Houston: 12 schools
Huntsville: 1 school
Lubbock: 2 schools
San Antonio: 11 schools
San Marcos: 1 school
Tyler: 3 schools
Waco: 4 schools
in Utah:
Logan: 3 schools
Murray: 3 schools
Orem: 2 schools
Provo: 2 schools
Salt Lake City: 6 schools
in Vermont:
Burlington: 3 schools
in Virginia:
Arlington: 3 schools
Blacksburg: 1 school
Charlottesville: 2 schools
Fairfax: 1 school
Harrisonburg: 2 schools
Lynchburg: 4 schools
Norfolk: 5 schools
Radford: 1 school
Richmond: 4 schools
in Washington:
Bellingham: 2 schools
Pullman: 1 school
Seattle: 7 schools
in West Virginia:
Morgantown: 1 school
in Wisconsin:
Green Bay: 4 schools
Kenosha: 4 schools
La Crosse: 3 schools
Madison: 7 schools
Menomonie: 1 school
Milwaukee: 10 schools
Stevens Point: 1 school
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