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Best US Graduate Design Schools 2008 (U.S.News)

NOTE: the same rank’s number indicates the same score.


TOP 10 GRAPHIC DESIGN Program (Master of Fine Arts)

1. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2. Yale University, New Haven, CT
2. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
4. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
5. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
6. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
6. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
8. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
9. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
10. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 


 

TOP 10 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN Program (Master of Fine Arts)

1. Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
2. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
3. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
4. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
5. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
6. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
7. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
8. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
8. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
10. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
10. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

 


 

TOP 20 GENERAL Master of Fine Arts Program

1. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2. Yale University, New Haven, CT
3. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
4. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
4. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
4. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
7. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
7. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
7. University of California–Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
10. Alfred University–New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY
11. Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
11. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
11. Columbia University, New York, NY
14. Temple University, Elkins Park, PA
15. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
15. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
15. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
15. University of California–San Diego, La Jolla, CA
15. University of Texas–Austin, TX
15. Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
21. CUNY–Hunter College, New York, NY
21. Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
21. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
21. Otis College of Art and Design. Los Angeles, CA
21. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

 


 

Source: April 2008
U.S.News

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