Best Graduate Painting / Drawing Programs in US 2017

Ranked in 2016 by US News

More US Graduate School Rankings

* Schools within the same rank range are listed alphabetically.

Rank School name

Yale University

(New Haven, CT)


Rhode Island School of Design

(Providence, RI)


School of the Art Institute of Chicago

(Chicago, IL)


Maryland Institute College of Art

(Baltimore, MD)


Columbia University

(New York, NY)


University of California—​Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)


Virginia Commonwealth University

(Richmond, VA)


Bard College

(Annandale-on-Hudson, NY)


California Institute of the Arts

(Valencia, CA)


CUNY—​Hunter College

(New York, NY)


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick

(New Brunswick, NJ)


Temple University

(Philadelphia, PA)


Cranbrook Academy of Art

(Bloomfield Hills, MI)