ListedIn 2022, we reviewed 160 art colleges offering painting, drawing and illustration programs. The most painting and drawing schools and colleges are in California (32 schools), New York (15 schools), Pennsylvania (9 schools), Massachusetts (8 schools), and Ohio (8 schools).
The best painting and drawing program in the United States is offered by Washington University in St Louis. That school has an excellent painting and drawing program evaluated with five stars for curriculum and four-star rating for teaching.
Best-Art-Colleges.com ranking of the Best 50 painting and drawing schools is 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.