Art Collages

Ranking World Fine Arts Colleges

For artists, earning an M.F.A. demonstrates advanced abilities in an art specialty field, such as graphic design, painting and drawing, or visual communications. These are the top graduate schools for fine arts
Save Rank School name Venue Score
#1 Yale University New Haven, CT 4.5
#2 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, R 4.4
#2 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL 4.4
#4 University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 4.3
#4 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA 4.3
#6 California Institute of the Arts Valencia, CA 4.2
#7 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 4.1
#7 Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI 4.1
#7 Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD 4.1
#10 Columbia University New York, NY 4.0
#11 Alfred University--New York State College of Ceramics Alfred, NY 3.9
#11 California College of the Arts San Francisco, CA 3.9
#13 Bard College Annandale -on -Hudson , NY 3.8
#13 CUNY--Hunter College New York, NY 3.8
#13 Temple University Philadelphia, PA 3.8
#13 University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA 3.8
#13 Washington University in St. Louis Saint Louis, MO 3.8
#18 Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA 3.7
#18 Ohio State University Columbus, OH 3.7
#18 School of Visual Arts New York, NY 3.7
#18 University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI 3.7
#22 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 3.6
#22 Massachusetts College of Art Boston, MA 3.6
#22 University of Georgia Athens, GA 3.6
#22 University of IowaIowa City, IA 3.6
#22 University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX 3.6
#27 Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles, CA 3.5
#27 Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY 3.5
#27 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY 3.5
#27 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey- -New BrunswickNew Brunswick NJ 3.5
#27 San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA 3.5
#27 University of California--Davis Davis, CA 3.5
#27 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 3.5
#27 University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 3.5
#27 University of Washington Seattle, WA 3.5
#36 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 3.4
#36 Indiana University--Bloomington (Hope) Bloomington, IN 3.4
#36 Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis, MN 3.4
#36 New School--Parsons School of Design New York, NY 3.4
#36 Stanford University Stanford, CA 3.4
#36 Tufts University - School of the Museum of Fine Arts- Boston, MA 3.4
#36 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 3.4
#36 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA 3.4
#36 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 3.4
#45 Herron School of Art & Design Indianapolis, IN 3.3
#45 New York University New York, NY 3.3
#45 Purchase College--SUNY Purchase, NY 3.3
#45 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 3.3
#45 University of Illinois--Chicago Chicago, IL 3.3
#45 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 3.3
#45 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 3.3
#45 University of Tennessee--Knoxville Knoxville, TN 3.3
#53 Columbia College Chicago, IL 3.2
#53 Ohio University Athens, OH 3.2
#53 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 3.2
#53 University of California- -IrvineIrvine, CA 3.2
#53 University of Chicago Chicago, IL 3.2
#53 University of Colorado--Boulde Boulder, CO 3.2
#53 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 3.2
#53 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hil lChapel Hill, NC 3.2
#53 University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA (test image) 3.2
#62 Claremont Graduate University Claremont, CA 3.1
#62 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA 3.1
#62 Northwestern University Evanston, IL 3.1
#62 Southern Illinois University--Carbondae Carbondale, IL 3.1
#62 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 3.1
#62 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 3.1
#62 University of Nebraska--Lincoln Lincoln, NE 3.1
#62 University of North Texas Denton, TX 3.1
#62 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 3.1
#62 University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI 3.1
#72 Boston University Boston, MA 3.0
#72 Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland, OH 3.0
#72 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 3.0
#72 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art Philadelphia, PA 3.0
#72 San Diego State University San Diego, CA 3.0
#72 Stony Brook University--SUNY Stony Brook, NY 3.0
#72 University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo, NY 3.0
#72 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 3.0
#72 University of South Florida Tampa, FL 3.0
#72 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 3.0
#82 California State University--Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 2.9
#82 Columbus College of Art and Design Columbus, OH 2.9
#82 George Mason University Fairfax, VA 2.9
#82 Kent State University Kent, OH 2.9
#82 Mills College Oakland, CA 2.9
#82 Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 2.9
#82 San Jose State University San Jose, CA 2.9
#82 SUNY--New Paltz New Paltz, NY 2.9
#82 University of California--Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA 2.9
#82 University of Maryland--College Park College Park, MD 2.9
#82 University of Massachusetts--Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA 2.9
#93 California State University--Long Beach Long Beach, CA 2.8
#93 College for Creative Studies Detroit, MI 2.8
#93 CUNY--Brooklyn College Brooklyn, NY 2.8
#93 CUNY--City College New York, NY 2.8
#93 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA 2.8
#93 Iowa State University Ames, IA 2.8
#93 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA 2.8
#93 Memphis College of Art Memphis, TN 2.8
#93 Miami University Oxford, OH 2.8
#93 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 2.8
#93 Montana State University Bozeman, MT 2.8
#93 New York Studio School New York, NY 2.8
#93 San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA 2.8
#93 Tulane University New Orleans, LA 2.8
#93 University of California--Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 2.8
#93 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 2.8
#93 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 2.8
#93 University of Massachusetts--Amherst Amherst, MA 2.8
#93 University of Nevada--Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV 2.8
#93 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 2.8
#93 Washington State University Pullman, WA 2.8
#114 University of Texas--San Antonio San Antonio, TX 2.7
#127 California State University--Northridge Northridge, CA 2.6
#127 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA 2.6
#127 Clemson University Clemson, SC 2.6
#127 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 2.6
#127 East Carolina University Greenville, NC 2.6
#127 George Washington University Washington, DC 2.6
#127 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA 2.6
#127 Illinois State University Normal, IL 2.6
#127 Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN 2.6
#127 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA 2.6
#127 Moore College of Art and Design Philadelphia, PA 2.6
#127 Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA 2.6
#127 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX 2.6
#127 University of Hawaii--Manoa Honolulu, HI 2.6
#127 University of Montana Missoula, MT 2.6
#127 University of North Carolina--Greensboro Greensboro, NC 2.6
#127 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 2.6
#127 Utah State University Logan, UT 2.6
#145 California State University--Fullerton Fullerton, CA 2.5
#145 Howard University Washington, DC 2.5
#145 New York School of Interior Design New York, NY 2.5
#145 University of Denver Denver, CO 2.5
#145 University of Texas--Arlington Arlington, TX 2.5
#145 Vermont College of Fine Arts Montpelier, VT 2.5
#114 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH 2.7
#114 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 2.7
#114 Maine College of Art Portland, ME 2.7
#114 Pacific Northwest College of Art Portland, OR 2.7
#114 Portland State University Portland, OR 2.7
#114 Purdue University West Lafayette, IN 2.7
#114 University at Albany--SUNY Albany, NY 2.7
#114 University of Delaware Newark, DE 2.7
#114 University of Houston Houston, TX 2.7
#114 University of Maryland--Baltimore Count yBaltimore, MD 2.7
#114 University of Miam iCoral Gable FL 2.7
#114 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 2.7
#145 Wayne State University Detroit, MI 2.5
#145 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI 2.5
#153 American University Washington, DC 2.4
#153 Boise State University Boise, ID 2.4
#153 Bradley University Peoria, IL 2.4
#153 Brigham Young University Provo, UT 2.4
#153 California State University--Chico Chico, CA 2.4
#153 College at Brockport--SUNY Rochester, NY 2.4
#153 CUNY--Lehman College Bronx, NY 2.4
#153 CUNY--Queens College Flushing, NY 2.4
#153 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN 2.4
#153 Ferris State University (Kendall )Grand Rapids, MI 2.4
#153 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID 2.4
#153 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ 2.4
#153 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM 2.4
#153 New York Academy of Art New York, NY 2.4
#153 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA 2.4
#153 Southern Illinois University--Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL 2.4
#153 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX 2.4
#153 Towson University Towson, MD 2.4
#153 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 2.4
#153 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT 2.4
#153 University of Idaho Moscow, ID 2.4
#153 University of Mississippi University, MS 2.4
#153 University of Missouri Columbia, MO 2.4