Best Top Art, Music, & Design Schools

RankCollege NameTuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateFinancial AidStudent to Faculty Ratio
1Curtis Institute of Music
Philadelphia, PA
$5,01514581%100%2 to 1
2The Juilliard School
New York, NY
$51,23096187%76%5 to 1
3Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI
$56,2902,22786%35%9 to 1
4San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco, CA
$50,80041071%100%3 to 1
5California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA
$53,4661,16672%94%5 to 1
6Pratt Institute-Main
Brooklyn, NY
$55,5904,35371%75%9 to 1
7Otis College of Art and Design
Los Angeles, CA
$50,9501,07369%88%7 to 1
8Design Institute of San Diego
San Diego, CA
$25,61313050%79%9 to 1
9Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, CA
$48,0442,18276%76%8 to 1
10San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
$46,0644132%100%3 to 1
11Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland, OH
$42,11638171%99%6 to 1
12Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
$46,8006,63167%51%9 to 1
13Worsham College of Mortuary Science
Wheeling, IL
$23,650171-42%16 to 1
14College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI
$47,5851,51262%94%10 to 1
15John A Gupton College
Nashville, TN
$11,58316743%48%16 to 1
16University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Winston Salem, NC
$26,1751,07070%63%6 to 1
17Musicians Institute
Hollywood, CA
$24,79571454%38%4 to 1
18VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, IL
$29,80031365%65%4 to 1
19Newschool of Architecture and Design
San Diego, CA
$29,42745554%71%8 to 1
20California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA
$52,3121,61265%73%8 to 1
21Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, MA
$39,8001,89474%82%9 to 1
22American Musical and Dramatic Academy
New York, NY
$42,9601,39971%98%5 to 1
23American Academy of Dramatic Arts-New York
New York, NY
$37,230159100%100%8 to 1
24Manhattan School of Music
New York, NY
$50,84093972%85%5 to 1
25Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD
$52,0401,89274%96%8 to 1
26Ringling College of Art and Design
Sarasota, FL
$51,1701,62480%94%12 to 1
27KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
Dallas, TX
$16,8837190%51%7 to 1
29Laguna College of Art and Design
Laguna Beach, CA
$33,60078270%98%12 to 1
30Hussian College-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
$22,22510174%95%16 to 1
31Southern California Institute of Architecture
Los Angeles, CA
$49,01648174%30%15 to 1
32The New England Conservatory of Music
Boston, MA
$53,73070183%93%4 to 1
33FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
$32,6451,88674%53%21 to 1
35The University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA
$48,5301,53068%98%9 to 1
36Paier College of Art Inc
Bridgeport, CT
$23,76012863%64%7 to 1
37American Academy of Dramatic Arts-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
$37,23010664%99%8 to 1
38Nossi College of Art
Nashville, TN
$19,15028981%69%8 to 1
40Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Milwaukee, WI
$39,56092553%100%11 to 1
41Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Lancaster, PA
$28,45024258%98%8 to 1
42Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
Pittsburgh, PA
$25,61019171%84%17 to 1
43Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA
$35,48648251%98%8 to 1
44New York School of Interior Design
New York, NY
$27,20062150%24%11 to 1
45Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA
$25,4248,92838%58%14 to 1
46Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus, OH
$37,3701,00960%98%10 to 1
47School of Visual Arts
New York, NY
$45,0003,69274%51%6 to 1
48Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MN
$41,79476066%97%9 to 1
49Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland, OH
$45,49559956%99%9 to 1
50Boston Architectural College
Boston, MA
$22,14474268%35%5 to 1
51SAE Expression College
Emeryville, CA
$23,59918253%42%15 to 1
52School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL
$53,1603,13265%89%8 to 1
53Longy School of Music of Bard College
Cambridge, MA
$48,800202-92%3 to 1
54Interior Designers Institute
Newport Beach, CA
$20,25014460%31%11 to 1
55Pacific Northwest College of Art
Portland, OR
$42,76856936%99%11 to 1
56Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Grand Rapids, MI
$17,2807278%70%9 to 1
57Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, GA
$38,84014,26571%92%18 to 1
58New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
New York, NY
$35,35025777%100%16 to 1
59Art Academy of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
$35,29023538%98%9 to 1
60Kansas City Art Institute
Kansas City, MO
$40,57569862%100%9 to 1
61Montserrat College of Art
Beverly, MA
$36,45036263%100%12 to 1
62Columbia College Hollywood
Tarzana, CA
$26,17576046%78%12 to 1
63The Modern College of Design
Kettering, OH
$31,00719067%62%17 to 1
64Platt College-San Diego
San Diego, CA
$16,3789682%43%12 to 1
65Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, PA
$46,15038957%97%7 to 1
66Miami International University of Art & Design-Art Institute Dallas
Dallas, TX
$19,35449320%83%17 to 1
67Visible Music College
Memphis, TN
$20,00020914%65%6 to 1
68AI Miami International University of Art and Design
Miami, FL
$19,35493435%83%17 to 1
69Northwest College of Art & Design
Tacoma, WA
$18,10010138%75%23 to 1
70The Art Institute of Austin
Bastrop, TX
$19,35423628%85%23 to 1
71The Art Institute of Houston
Houston, TX
$19,35451140%73%25 to 1
73Jna Institute of Culinary Arts
Philadelphia, PA
$14,5751471%76%4 to 1
74The Art Institute of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
$19,35481421%92%41 to 1
75Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
Dallas, TX
$13,31536473%44%24 to 1
76Culinary Institute Inc
Houston, TX
$17,38138245%57%8 to 1
77International College of Broadcasting
Dayton, OH
$11,9306056%83%9 to 1
78Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service
Houston, TX
$13,36325666%39%40 to 1
80Delta College of Arts & Technology
Baton Rouge, LA
$29,10028751%93%14 to 1
81Douglas Education Center
Monessen, PA
$17,95020785%79%14 to 1
82Louisiana Culinary Institute
Baton Rouge, LA
$14,57511475%73%16 to 1
83Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, PA
$40,37618847%100%5 to 1
84Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service
Decatur, GA
$12,74026680%70%25 to 1
85American Academy of Art
Chicago, IL
$35,27016957%96%7 to 1
86Los Angeles College of Music
Pasadena, CA
$25,65024973%55%5 to 1
87American Conservatory Theater
San Francisco, CA
$30,80030100%11%6 to 1
88Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre
Blue Lake, CA
$15,4005-89%4 to 1
89FINE Mortuary College
Norwood, MA
$20,520100100%45%7 to 1
90Cortiva Institute-Maitland
Maitland, FL
$10,82117269%59%20 to 1
92Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Lakewood, CO
$21,6151,64343%73%10 to 1
93Maine College of Art
Portland, ME
$38,69043544%100%8 to 1
94Bucks County School of Beauty Culture Inc
Feasterville, PA
$15,9998097%24%10 to 1
95Clary Sage College
Tulsa, OK
$11,81936775%64%18 to 1
97New York Film Academy
Burbank, CA
$34,0901,27159%78%9 to 1
99Beverly Hills Design Institute
Beverly Hills, CA
$23,22014100%50%5 to 1
100American Film Institute Conservatory
Los Angeles, CA
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102Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bloomfield Hills, MI
-126---
103Sotheby's Institute of Art-NY
New York, NY
-135---
105New York Academy of Art
New York, NY
-97---
106Delaware College of Art and Design
Wilmington, DE
$25,77010769%85%10 to 1
107Conway School of Landscape Design
Northampton, MA
-13---
108The School of Architecture
Paradise Valley, AZ
-10---
109Sessions College for Professional Design
Tempe, AZ
$12,44019740%56%17 to 1
112American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service
New York, NY
$18,29246363%64%22 to 1
Average$31,62497664%75%11 to 1