Art School Rankings

Read These Reviews Before You Apply to Art School

It is important to get as good an artistic education as you can afford. You will be paying for the classes for a very long time. Too many art students run off to the nearest art institute without evening researching the reputation or accreditation of the school they are attending.

Many trade schools are all to quick to load students up with loans while promising jobs that never materialize after graduation. If you spend a few hours going these ranking you might get a much better idea of the art school that might be right for you.

Every art school has a number of talented students. A trade school may be the best option for students that need to stay close to home. In any case, it is better to understand all the options so that you can make an informed decison.

Art Schools & College Rankings

  1. Best Architecture and Design Schools
  2. U.S. News & World Report Top Art School Rankings:
    1. Rhode Island School of Design
    2. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    3. Yale University
  3. Students Review: Top Creative Schools
  4. PhDs.org – For Art History Graduate Programs:
  5. College Surfing
  6. Education Portal – graduate school ranking

General School Rankings

  1. California State University at Chico, Miriam Research Library
  2. CampusDirt.com
  3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Education and Social Science Library
  4. The Princeton Review: Best 351 College Rankings
  5. US News & World Report: Education Guide
  6. College Board
  7. College Surfing
  8. Education Portal – graduate school ranking

Accrediting Organizations for Art School and Colleges

  1. Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT)
  2. Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
  3. College Art Association (CAA)
  4. European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA)
  5. National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  6. Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA)
  7. New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  8. North Central Association: Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA-CASI)
  9. Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities (NWCCU)
  10. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  11. Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC)
  12. National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)