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
#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
#153 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

2.4
#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
#145 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

2.5
#145 Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

2.5
#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

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