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Going to graduate school for photography can keep you up to date on the latest developments in the industry, including new technologies and techniques. These are the best fine arts schools for a graduate degree in photography.

Rank School name
#20 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

#20 San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA

#20 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

#18 Massachusetts College of Art

Boston, MA

#18 Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

#17 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

#16 Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

#13 Columbia University

New York, NY

#13 Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#13 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

#12 Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD

#11 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

#10 Columbia College

Chicago, IL

#9 California College of the Arts

San Francisco, CA

#8 University of California—‚ÄčLos Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#6 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

#6 School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

#5 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

#4 California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA

#3 Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI

#2 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#1 Yale University

New Haven, CT

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