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
#62 Claremont Graduate University

Claremont, CA

3.1
#127 Clemson University

Clemson, SC

2.6
#72 Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland, OH

3.0
#153 College at Brockport—​SUNY

Rochester, NY

2.4
#93 College for Creative Studies

Detroit, MI

2.8
#127 Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

2.6
#53 Columbia College

Chicago, IL

3.2
#10 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.0
#82 Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus, OH

2.9
#36 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

3.4
#7 Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

4.1
#93 CUNY—​Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY

2.8
#93 CUNY—​City College

New York, NY

2.8
#13 CUNY—​Hunter College

New York, NY

3.8
#153 CUNY—​Lehman College

Bronx, NY

2.4
#153 CUNY—​Queens College

Flushing, NY

2.4
#127 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

2.6
#153 East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN

2.4
#187 Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

2.2
#93 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Edinboro, PA

2.8
#153 Ferris State University (Kendall)

Grand Rapids, MI

2.4
#177 Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

2.3
#197 Florida International University

Miami, FL

2.1
#72 Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

3.0
Rank Not Published Fontbonne University

St. Louis, MO

N/A

<1 2 3 4 .. 10>

Grad School Search

Knowledge Centers

Looking at grad schools? Find out what you need to know.

Studying at a U.S. Graduate School
Applying to Grad School
Paying for Grad School
About the GRE

Find Graduate Programs

MA, MS, MBA and Other Master's Degrees; Ph.D. and Other Doctoral Degrees; AACSB-Accredited Business Schools; MEd and Other Master's Programs for Teachers.
Learn More at www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com!