Fine Arts

Ranked in 2012 | Fine Arts Rankings Methodology

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.

Rank School name Score
#206 University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

2.0
#45 University of Tennessee—​Knoxville

Knoxville, TN

3.3
#145 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

2.5
#22 University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

3.6
Rank Not Published University of Texas—​Pan American

Edinburg, TX

N/A
#114 University of Texas—​San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

2.7
#206 University of Texas—​Tyler

Tyler, TX

2.0
#53 University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA

3.2
#177 University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

2.3
#93 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

2.8
#27 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

3.5
#18 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

3.7
#62 University of Wisconsin—​Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

3.1
#127 Utah State University

Logan, UT

2.6
#145 Vermont College of Fine Arts

Montpelier, VT

2.5
#4 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

4.3
#93 Washington State University

Pullman, WA

2.8
#13 Washington University in St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

3.8
#145 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

2.5
Rank Not Published West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX

N/A
#72 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

3.0
#197 Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

2.1
Rank Not Published Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT

N/A
#145 Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

2.5
#177 Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

2.3

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