Art Schools in The Midwest

Our 2015 ranking contains art 591 schools offering majors in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. team ranks Northwestern University (Evanston, IL), Indiana University Bloomington (Bloomington, IN), and University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH) the best three art schools in the Midwest.

See the Top 25 Art schools in the Midwest below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the Midwest.

Top 25 art schools in the Midwest:

Northwestern University - Art School Ranking
1. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL, 50 art programs

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

Bloomington, IN, 24 art programs

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

Cincinnati, OH, 20 art programs

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

Chicago, IL, 12 art programs

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

Minneapolis, MN, 21 art programs

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

Iowa City, IA, 19 art programs

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

Columbus, OH, 16 art programs

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

Ann Arbor, MI, 20 art programs

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

East Lansing, MI, 14 art programs

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

Madison, WI, 15 art programs

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

Lawrence, KS, 14 art programs

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

Saint Louis, MO, 17 art programs

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

Champaign, IL, 15 art programs

Ohio University - Art School Ranking
14. Ohio University

Athens, OH, 26 art programs

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

Big Rapids, MI, 17 art programs

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

Ames, IA, 7 art programs

Purdue University - Art School Ranking
17. Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN, 20 art programs

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

Kent, OH, 15 art programs

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

Normal, IL, 12 art programs

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

Notre Dame, IN, 11 art programs

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

Detroit, MI, 8 art programs

Bowling Green State University - Art School Ranking
22. Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH, 14 art programs

University of Akron - Art School Ranking
23. University of Akron

Akron, OH, 32 art programs

University of Illinois at Chicago - Art School Ranking
24. University of Illinois

Chicago, IL, 15 art programs

Western Michigan University - Art School Ranking
25. Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI, 27 art programs

Art schools in the Midwest by state:

Schools by State102 Art Schools in Illinois47 Art Schools in Indiana38 Art Schools in Iowa39 Art Schools in Kansas71 Art Schools in Michigan64 Art Schools in Minnesota50 Art Schools in Missouri25 Art Schools in Nebraska8 Art Schools in North Dakota84 Art Schools in Ohio11 Art Schools in South Dakota52 Art Schools in Wisconsin

Art programs in the Midwest:

General Fine Arts: 376 schools
Painting and Drawing: 39 schools
Sculpture Art: 17 schools
Performing Arts: 348 schools
Design and Animation: 350 schools
Applied Arts: 24 schools
Digital Arts: 116 schools
Arts Management: 88 schools

Popular art school cities:

Chicago: 25 schools
Saint Paul: 11 schools
Saint Louis: 10 schools
Milwaukee: 10 schools
Minneapolis: 8 schools
Indianapolis: 8 schools
Cincinnati: 7 schools
Madison: 7 schools
Columbus: 6 schools
Omaha: 6 schools
Kansas City: 6 schools
Cleveland: 5 schools
Grand Rapids: 5 schools
Lincoln: 5 schools
Wichita: 5 schools
Dayton: 4 schools
Detroit: 4 schools
Springfield: 4 schools
Fort Wayne: 4 schools
Green Bay: 4 schools
Kenosha: 4 schools
Duluth: 4 schools
Cedar Rapids: 4 schools
Kalamazoo: 3 schools
Ann Arbor: 3 schools

Art schools in other regions:

Northeast: 472 schools
South: 783 schools
West: 470 schools © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology