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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
#1 Yale University

New Haven, CT

#13 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

#5 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

#8 University of California—‚ÄčLos Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

#17 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

#20 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

#6 School of Visual Arts

New York, NY

#2 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

#18 Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA

#20 San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA

#6 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

#3 Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI

#18 Massachusetts College of Art

Boston, MA

#12 Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD

#13 Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#13 Columbia University

New York, NY

#10 Columbia College

Chicago, IL

#20 Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

#4 California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA

#9 California College of the Arts

San Francisco, CA

#16 Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

#11 Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

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