ListedIn 2015, we reviewed 140 art colleges offering painting, drawing and illustration programs. The most painting and drawing schools and colleges are in California (19 schools), New York (12 schools), Michigan (10 schools), Pennsylvania (9 schools), and Ohio (8 schools).
The best painting and drawing program in the United States is offered by Savannah College of Art and Design. That school has an excellent painting and drawing program evaluated with five stars for curriculum and five-star rating for teaching as well.
The Best 25 painting and drawing schools are below. To learn about all painting and drawing schools, narrow your search by state or desired diploma. Also, check the ranking of the top graphic schools in the United States.