Industrial Design

Ranked in 2012, part of Fine Arts

Industrial designers use principles of art and science to make products more effective, aesthetic and safe. Graduates may find work designing products such as cars and toys. These are the best fine arts schools for industrial design.

Rank School name
#2 Art Center College of Design

Pasadena, CA

#5 California College of the Arts

San Francisco, CA

#3 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

#4 Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#7 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

#5 Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY

#1 Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI

#8 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

#10 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#8 School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

#10 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

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