New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord St, Manchester, New Hampshire/ 1603.623.0313/ www.nhia.edu
New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) is the oldest and largest non-profit art and design college in New Hampshire, founded in 1898 as the Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences. Today, NHIA has grown to become the third largest art and design college in all of New England. Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Higher Education and nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD), NHIA offers undergraduate (BFA), graduate (MFA, MAT, and MAAE), and community education programs serving over 2,000 students annually.
New York University (NYU)
70 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012/ 1212.998.1212/ www.nyu.edu
New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City. Founded in 1831, NYU is considered one of the world's most influential research universities. University rankings compiled by Times Higher Education, U.S. News & World Report, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities all rank NYU amongst the top 32 universities in the world. NYU is a fundamental part of the creativity, energy and vibrancy that is Manhattan, located with its core in Greenwich Village, and its campuses based throughout New York City. NYU is also a world-class university, operating NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai, and 11 global academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington, D.C
University of Southern California
3551 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, California, USA/ 1213.740.2311/ www.usc.edu
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities, established in 1880. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.
Harvard University - Department of Visual and Environmental Studies
24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138/ 1617.495.3251/ ves.fas.harvard.edu
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) cultivates skills in both the practice and the critical study of the visual arts. Its components include photography, filmmaking, animation, video art, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture, as well as film and visual studies, critical theory, and the study of the built environment. Its faculty comprises individuals working and teaching in all of these modes. The department has a strong commitment to fostering dialogue among makers, critics, and theorists. VES also offers a Ph.D. in Film and Visual Studies.
1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY 10708, USA/ 1914.337.0700/ www.sarahlawrence.edu
Sarah Lawrence is a prestigious, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Founded in 1926 and consistently ranked among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, our historic campus is home to an inclusive, intellectually curious, and diverse community.
Digital Art is exploding at Dartmouth! Arts and Technology come together in many departments, programs, and schools across campus. The Digital Arts Minor is designed to allow students from multiple departments an opportunity to bring their talents and skills into the digital arts realm. The Digital Arts MS program at Dartmouth offers students a strong foundation in computer science in order to provide a set of tools that can be used towards the creation of digital arts or for the design and development of new tools to better understand or make art. We cover a wide range of topics within computer science, including: HCI, computer graphics, computer modeling and animation, computational photography, UI/UX design, data visualization, digital music, computational fabrication and 3D printing.
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus. The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center was founded in 1864 as the Vassar College Art Gallery. Vassar was the first college or university in the country to include an art museum as part of its original plan.
30 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003-7120, USA/ 1212.353.4100/ cooper.edu
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, established in 1859, is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished institutions of higher education. The college, founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist, Peter Cooper, offers a world-class education in art, architecture and engineering as well as an outstanding faculty of humanities and social sciences.
106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA/ 1781.283.1000/ www.wellesley.edu
Since 1875, Wellesley College has been a leader in providing an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world. Its 500-acre campus near Boston is home to 2,300 undergraduate students from all 50 states and 75 countries.
The University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA/ 1574.631.5000/ www.nd.edu
The University of Notre Dame du Lac is a Catholic research university located adjacent to South Bend, Indiana, in the United States. In French, Notre Dame du Lac means "Our Lady of the Lake" and refers to the university's patron saint, the Virgin Mary. The main campus covers 1,250 acres (510 ha) in a suburban setting and it contains a number of recognizable landmarks, such as the Golden Dome, the "Word of Life" mural, and the Basilica. Notre Dame is a large, four-year, highly residential research university. Undergraduate students are organized into four colleges (Arts and Letters, Science, Engineering, Business), and the Architecture School.
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
420 University Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA/ 1317.274.5555/ www.iupui.edu
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is one of the top five "up and coming" American universities that U.S. News and World Report says people should be watching, and the 8th best public college in the Midwest according to Forbes; home of nationally-ranked programs in nursing, public and environmental affairs, law, and health; and a campus renowned for service learning and civic engagement. IUPUI is Indiana's premier urban university, with 21 schools and academic units which grant degrees in more than 200 programs from both Indiana University and Purdue University.
The Pennsylvania State University
Old Main, State College, PA 16801, USA/ www.psu.edu
Penn State is a multi-campus public research university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world through integrated, high-quality programs in teaching, research, and service. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and professions.
Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217, USA/ 1410.669.9200/ www.mica.edu
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is an art and design college in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It was founded in 1826 as the "Maryland Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts", making it one of the oldest art colleges in the United States. In 2014, MICA was ranked #7 in the nation among fine arts programs by U.S. News and World Report, and its Graphic Design Master of Fine Arts program was ranked #3 among graduate schools for Graphic Design in 2012. MICA is also a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of 36 leading art schools in the United States, as well as the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). MICA hosts pre-college, post-baccalaureate, continuing studies, Master of Fine Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, as well as weekend young peoples' studio art classes.
Kent State University
325 Terrace Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA/ 1330.672.2192/ www.kent.edu
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s top 100 graduate programs in the visual arts, the School of Art provides endless opportunities for undergraduates delving into studio art, art history and art education. Students are supported and challenged by a worldclass faculty, who stimulate individual and collaborative creativity in the classroom, studio and gallery spaces. An accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the School of Art lies in the heart of the vibrant Northeast Ohio arts community and also offers travel-study to New York, Chicago, Florence and Beijing. All studios and classrooms are located in the new Center for the Visual Arts.
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98105, USA/ 1206.543.2100/ www.washington.edu
The UW is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Our impact on individuals, our region and the world is profound — whether we are launching young people into a boundless future or confronting the grand challenges of our time through undaunted research and scholarship. Ranked No. 10 in the world in Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s 2015 rankings, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually.
880 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA/ 1413.597.3131/ www.williams.edu
Williams College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in 1793 with funds from the estate of Ephraim Williams. Ranked 1st place in 2016 in the U.S. News & World Report's liberal arts ranking for the 14th consecutive year, Williams College is regarded as a leading institution of higher education in the United States. Forbes magazine ranked Williams the second best undergraduate institution in the United States in its 2016 publication of America's Top Colleges, and the best undergraduate institution in its 2010, 2011, 2014, and 2016 reports.
Durham, NC 27708, USA/ 1919.684.8111/ www.duke.edu
Home of the Blue Devils, Duke University has about 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students and a world-class faculty helping to expand the frontiers of knowledge. The university has a strong commitment to applying knowledge in service to society, both near its North Carolina campus and around the world.
Rutgers–New Brunswick, 7 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA/ 1732.445.4636/ www.rutgers.edu
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, commonly referred to as Rutgers University, Rutgers, or RU, is an American public research university and the largest institution for higher education in New Jersey. Rutgers has three campuses located throughout New Jersey: the New Brunswick campus in New Brunswick and adjacent Piscataway, the Newark campus and the Camden campus. The university has additional facilities elsewhere in New Jersey. Instruction is offered by 9,000 faculty members in 175 academic departments to over 45,000 undergraduate students and more than 20,000 graduate and professional students.
The University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA/ 1434.924.0311/ www.virginia.edu
The University of Virginia is distinctive among institutions of higher education. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University sustains the ideal of developing, through education, leaders who are well-prepared to help shape the future of the nation. The University is public, while nourished by the strong support of its alumni. It is also selective; the students who come here have been chosen because they show the exceptional promise Jefferson envisioned.
The Art Institute of California — San Francisco
10 United Nations Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94102/ 1415.865.0198/ www.artinstitutes.edu
At The Art Institutes, our students are guided and encouraged by gifted instructors, many of whom are respected, active professionals in the fields they teach. The College of Creative Arts and Design provides education in design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts that builds careers and has the potential to transform the lives of those who teach, learn and work at the college.
415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453/ 1781.736.2000/ www.brandeis.edu
There is no other place like Brandeis. As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences.
Indiana State University
200 North Seventh Street Terre Haute, Indiana, USA 47809-1902/ 1800.468.6478/ www.indstate.edu
Indiana State University combines a tradition of strong undergraduate and graduate education with a focus on community and public service. We integrate teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens for Indiana and the world. Indiana State is classified by the a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a Doctoral/Research University.
The Johns Hopkins University ( Krieger School of Arts & Sciences)
3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland/ 1410.516.8174/ www.jhu.edu
The Johns Hopkins University was the first university in the Western Hemisphere based on the European research institution, with a mission both to teach and to advance human knowledge through discovery. Its establishment revolutionized U.S. higher education. Today, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in education, research and patient care. It ranks first among U.S. universities in winning federal research and development funds.
Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA/ 1413.538.2000/ www.mtholyoke.edu
The mission of Mount Holyoke College is to provide an intellectually adventurous education in the liberal arts and sciences through academic programs recognized internationally for their excellence and range; to draw students from all backgrounds into an exceptionally diverse and inclusive learning community with a highly accomplished, committed, and responsive faculty and staff; to continue building on the College’s historic legacy of leadership in the education of women; and to prepare students, through a liberal education integrating curriculum and careers, for lives of thoughtful, effective, and purposeful engagement in the world.
Lake Superior State University
650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, USA/ 1906.632.6841/ www.lssu.edu
Lake Superior State University is a personal, small-town school that provides a superior blend of liberal and technical studies in the natural setting on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. LSSU offers undergraduate degrees in 45 areas of study that attract students from every county in Michigan, more than a dozen states and provinces, and nine nations. LSSU is Michigan's most personal public university emphasizing an undergraduate experience provided by a fully-qualified faculty and a dedicated staff.
The Art Institute of California — Los Angeles
2900 31st St, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA/ 1310.752.4700/ www.artinstitutes.edu
The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles (AICA-LA) is a for-profit college for creative arts education in Los Angeles, California area. Its career-preparing programs are Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Interactive Media Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Media Arts & Animation, Audio Production and Digital Video Production/Motion Picture, amongst other programs. It is a member of The Art Institutes system of educational institutions. The college is accredited by Senior College and University Commission, or WASC, to award bachelor's or associate degrees, as a campus of Argosy University.
419 Boston Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA/ 1617.628.5000/ www.tufts.edu
Tufts was founded in 1852 when Charles Tufts donated land for the campus on Walnut Hill in Medford, saying that he would put a "light on the hill." Today, Tufts includes four campuses and seven schools and is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. We are committed to providing transformative experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world. The School of the Museum of Fine Arts officially became part of Tufts' School of Arts and Sciences in July 2016. The SMFA at Tufts is an extraordinary art school, animated and enriched by its affiliation with a major research university and a world class museum.
Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
500 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA/ 1202.994.1700/ corcoran.gwu.edu
William Wilson Corcoran founded the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1869. He donated additional funding to establish the Corcoran School of Art in 1878, which became the Corcoran College of Art + Design in 1999. The school's original 19th-century location at Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street was designed by James Renwick and is now the Smithsonian Institution’s Renwick Gallery. In 1897, it moved to its current location, a Beaux Arts building designed by Ernest Flagg. It became the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University in August 2014, at which time the university committed to maintaining the original Corcoran mission to support the arts and assumed responsibility for the necessary renovations to the building. The exhibits of the Corcoran moved into the care of the National Gallery of Art.
University of Kansas
1450 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045/ 1785.864.2700/ www.ku.edu
The University of Kansas currently enrolls just under 29,000 students from all over Kansas, the United States and the world. KU has 50 ranked academic programs, offers more than 130 study abroad programs, and provides more than $72 million in scholarships and grants to students each year. KU students have won more Rhodes Scholarships, and more federally sponsored research is conducted at KU, than at all other Kansas universities combined.
Los Angeles Mission College
13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, CA 91342/ 1818.364.7600/ www.lamission.edu
Los Angeles Mission College is committed to the success of its students. We award associate degrees and certificates, and provide affordable, high-quality learning opportunities in a culturally and intellectually supportive environment. Los Angeles Mission College is a two-year community college located in the Sylmar district of Los Angeles, California. It is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.