ART SCHOOLS


 
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University of Southern Maine
96 Falmouth St, Portland, ME 04103, USA/ 1800.800.4876/ usm.maine.edu

The University of Southern Maine (USM) is a multi-campus public comprehensive university and part of the University of Maine System. USM's three primary campuses are located in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston in the U.S. state of Maine. Many courses and degree programs are also offered online. It was founded as two separate state universities, Gorham Normal School and University of Maine at Portland.

 

 
 

Centenary College
400 Jefferson Street Hackettstown New Jersey 07840, USA/ 1908.852.1400/ www.centenaryuniversity.edu

Centenary University is entering its 150th year of providing high quality liberal arts and professional studies while helping students gain the skills and connections they need to prosper in today’s world. In 1999, Centenary founded the Center for Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) program. In 2011, the program was renamed the School of Professional Studies (SPS). Centenary's main campus is located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, United States.

 

 
 

College of New Jersey Art Department
2000 Pennington Road Ewing, NJ 08628-0718, USA/ 1609.771.2652/ art.tcnj.edu

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 “Most Competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton Review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.

 
 

Felician College
1 Felician Way, Rutherford, NJ 07070, USA/ 1201.559.6000/ www.felician.edu

Founded in 1942 by the Felician Sisters in the Franciscan tradition, Felician University is a co-educational, liberal arts institution with approximately 2,300 students. Students are our top priority and our mission is to provide you with a solid and supportive academic experience that is designed to bring you to your highest potential and prepare you to meet today's challenges with an informed mind and understanding heart. Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges, Felician University has an excellent academic reputation and a wide array of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level in business, education, nursing and arts and sciences. Our programs are designed to meet the needs of traditional undergraduate students as well as adult students who want to earn their degree while they work full-time.

 
 
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Eastern University, Pennsylvania
1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania, USA/ 1610.341.5800/ www.eastern.edu

Eastern University is a co-educational, comprehensive Christian university located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia on the Pennsylvania Main Line. The school is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and has undergraduate and graduate programs and an interdenominational Christian student body, faculty and administration. Eastern University has a college preparatory school called Eastern University Academy Charter School, and five different colleges - the College of Arts and Sciences, Campolo College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Templeton Honors College, Palmer Theological Seminary, and the junior college Esperanza College.

 
 

Ohio Wesleyan University
61 S. Sandusky St. Delaware, OH 43015/ 1800.922.8953/ www.owu.edu

A private, undergraduate, liberal arts university, Ohio Wesleyan is located in Delaware, Ohio, with easy access to Columbus, Ohio’s capital and the nation’s 15th-largest city. Ohio Wesleyan provides an abundance of interconnected experiences—through the unique OWU Connection program—to integrate knowledge across disciplines, build a diverse and global perspective, and apply knowledge in real-world settings. After our students graduate, we expect them to be insatiable problem-solvers and agents of change able to think critically, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively.

 

 
 
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The Art League of Long Island
107 E Deer Park Rd, Dix Hills, New York, USA/ 1631.462.5400/ artleagueli.net

The Art League of Long Island is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to broad-based visual arts education, providing a forum and showcase for artists of all ages and ability levels. Since its inception in 1955, the mission has focused on enhancing Long Island's cultural life by promoting the appreciation, practice and enjoyment of the visual arts. Collaborative events and outreach programs spread the joy of creativity among every segment of the population.

 
 

Jamestown Community College
525 Falconer St, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA/ 1800.388.8557/ www.sunyjcc.edu

JCC, founded in 1950 as a predominantly transfer, liberal arts oriented institution, was among the first community colleges within the State University of New York. The remarkable development of the college is a tribute to a dedicated faculty and administration, combined with support and encouragement from the officials and citizens of its service area.

 
 

Bennett College
900 E. Washington St, Greensboro, NC 27401, USA/ 1336.517.2100/ www.bennett.edu

In 1873, Bennett College had its beginning in the unplastered basement of the Warnersville Methodist Episcopal Church (now known as St. Matthew’s Methodist Church). Seventy young men and women started elementary and secondary level studies. In 1874 the Freedmen’s Aid Society took over the school which remained under its auspices for 50 years. Bennett College is a small, private, historically Black liberal arts college for women. The College offers women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace, society, and the world; and life-long learning in a technologically advanced, complex global society. As a United Methodist Church-related institution, Bennett College promotes morally grounded maturation, intellectual honesty, purposeful public service, and responsible civic action.

 
 
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Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio, USA/ 1216.687.2000/ www.csuohio.edu

Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for Engaged Learning. With an enrollment of more than 17,000 students, nine colleges and more than 200 academic programs, CSU was again chosen for 2015 as one of America’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

 
 

Drew University
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940, USA/ 1973.408.3000/ www.drew.edu

Drew University is a coeducational private university located in Madison, New Jersey, in the United States. Drew has been nicknamed the "University in the Forest" because of the serenity of its wooded 186-acre campus (753,000 m2) when compared to the busy suburban area surrounding the school. As of 2015, 2,113 students are pursuing degrees at the university's three schools. Undergraduate tuition for the 2015–2016 academic year was US$59,661, making Drew among the most expensive universities in New Jersey.

 
 

New York Academy of Art
111 Franklin St, New York, NY 10013, USA/ 1212.966.0300/ nyaa.edu

For over thirty years, the New York Academy of Art has been the place where talented emerging artists develop a personal vision by building upon the enduring traditions of figurative painting, drawing and sculpture to create vital contemporary art. Each year the Academy is home to more than one hundred artists pursuing the master of fine arts degree, as well as hundreds of individuals enrolled in our continuing education program. Founded in 1982 by Andy Warhol and other influential artists, collectors and patrons, the Academy is the first and most significant graduate school in the United States to focus on the human body. Its distinguished faculty, visiting critics, lecturers and master class instructors include renowned artists Eric Fischl, Jenny Saville, Will Cotton and Vincent Desiderio and critic Donald Kuspit.

 
 

Carlow University
3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA/ 1800.333.2275/ www.carlow.edu

Carlow University is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Tech, Ed, and Med” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curriculum, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Carlow’s eleven athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots. In 2014-2015, the student body is 87% women and 13% men.

 

 
 

La Roche College

9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, USA/ 1412.367.9300/ www.laroche.edu

A private, liberal arts college in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors, six graduate degree programs and one doctoral program, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential college provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,500 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program.

 
 

Marywood University

2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA 18509, USA/ 1570.348.6211/  www.marywood.edu

Marywood University is a co-educational, Catholic liberal arts university located on a 115-acre (0.47 km2) campus in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States, within the Diocese of Scranton. Established in 1915 by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Marywood currently enrolls more than 3,400 students in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. The university has a national arboretum with more than 100 types of trees and shrubs. Marywood's Catholic identity coupled with its mission to educate students to "live responsibility in an interdependent world" encourages students to be socially responsible agents of change.

 
 

Millersville University

1 S George St, Millersville, PA 17551, USA/ 1717.871.4636/ www.millersville.edu

Millersville University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Millersville University or MU) is an American public university located in Millersville, Pennsylvania, United States, offering programs embracing the liberal arts as one of the fourteen schools that comprise the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Founded in 1855 as the first Normal School in Pennsylvania, Millersville is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. First established in 1854 as the Millersville Academy out of the since demolished Old Main, the Academy specialized in a series of workshop-style teacher institutes in response to the 1934 Free School Act of Pennsylvania.

 
 

USC Roski School of Fine Arts

Watt Hall 104, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292, USA/ 1213.740.2787/ roski.usc.edu

First organized in 1883, the USC Roski School of Art and Design is the oldest art school in Southern California. A supportive environment for experimentation in visual art of all media, the school encourages interdisciplinary, progressive approaches to studio art, design, curatorial practice, and critical studies. With equal emphasis on making and thinking, USC Roski prepares artists, designers, curators, and writers to contribute in new and meaningful ways both to their fields and to society at large. This is designed to be a public forum where we can share ideas, news and other communications about the USC Roski School of Art and Design.

 
 

California Lutheran University

60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA/ 1805.492.2411/ www.callutheran.edu

Founded in 1959, California Lutheran University is home to more than 2,892 undergraduate and 1,282 graduate students who come from more than 35 countries and represent a wide variety of faiths. The visual and performing arts have been a vital part of Cal Lutheran since being founded in 1959. We continue to champion the arts by presenting and promoting cultural and educational events on and around our Thousand Oaks campus.

 
 

California State University, Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747, USA/ 1310.243.3696/ www.csudh.edu

On April 29, 1960, Gov. Pat Brown signed a bill into law authorizing the formation of a state college to serve the growing southwestern region of Los Angeles County. From its humble beginnings in a bank building in Rolling Hills Estates, CSU Dominguez Hills has evolved into a thriving and nationally recognized comprehensive university, providing an innovative liberal arts education to a diverse student body.

 
 

California State University, Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831, USA/ 1657.278.2011/ fullerton.edu/art

The College of the Arts at California State University, Fullerton is home to more than 2,400 graduate and undergraduate students in the School of Music and the departments of Art and Theatre & Dance. It is a destination of choice for students seeking the highest quality training in the visual and performing arts in an environment that encourages individual achievement and artistic expression. The College of the Arts is a major cultural resource for both the University and the larger community. Its centerpieces are the Clayes Performing Arts Center and the Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery. Clayes Performing Arts Center is an impressive complex that provides state-of-the-art facilities for performance and instruction. The Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery, a flexible exhibition space, was named “Best Art Gallery” in OC Weekly’s “Best of Orange County 2015.” These two world-class facilities are home to a wide array of performances and rotating exhibitions featuring regionally and nationally recognized artists. Each year, the College presents more than 400 theatre and dance productions, music performances and recitals, exhibitions, and other special events.

 
 

College of the Arts at Montclair State University

1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA / 1973.655.4000/ www.montclair.edu/art

Montclair State proudly hosts an abundance of cultural programs and opportunities for the campus and community. Catch a world-class performance at our spectacular Alexander Kasser Theater or discover world-renowned and student artists at our George Segal and MFA Galleries. For students, the College of the Arts offers comprehensive training and instruction in music, art and design, communication and media, and theatre and dance. Montclair State students can further immerse themselves in cultural activities by participating in a diverse group of student-run clubs and organizations.

 
 

Roger Williams University-School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

7 8th St, Fall River, MA 02720, USA/ 1401.254.3605/ rwu.edu

Roger Williams University located in Bristol, R.I., is a leading independent, coeducational university with programs in the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community- and globally-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. Offering more than 40 majors and a plethora of co-curricular activities as well as study abroad options, RWU is dedicated to the success of students, commitment to a set of core values, the pursuit of affordable excellence and to providing a relevant, world-class education above all else. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes, a College of Distinction by Student Horizons, Inc. and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation’s greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

 
 

San Jose State University - Department of Design

Art Building, 1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95112, USA/ 1408.924.4340/ www.sjsu.edu/design

Since the late 1970’s, San José State University has served as the region's primary public higher education institution and has sponsored strong academic programs in design education. Our faculty and alumni have been instrumental in the development of design in the region and have achieved national and international acclaim. They have founded and contributed to well-established design firms, corporations, and creative studios throughout world. The Department offers 5 areas of focus: Design Studies; Animation/Illustration; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Design.

 
 

Sotheby's institute of art-New York

601 Quincy St, Hancock, MI 49930, USA/ 1646.438.7234/ www.sothebysinstitute.com

Located in the center of Manhattan, Sotheby’s Institute – New York offers easy access to New York's rich cultural and historical resources as well as many of the world's leading galleries and museums. It has degree-granting authority from the Regents of the state of New York and has been an accredited member of the National Association of Art and Design since 1989. Through Sotheby's auction house, we provide students with privileged access to pre-sale viewings, seminars with experts and handling sessions in which art objects are examined in detail. In addition, students visit the many commercial galleries, artists' studios, and museums that have made New York the center of the international art world and such a unique and vibrant place to study art.

 
 
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Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA/ 1816.472.4852/ kcai.edu

KCAI provides a rigorous, diverse curriculum and an immersive studio experience for students who are passionate about the realization of their ideas. KCAI offers 13 majors: Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.

 
 

The Art Institute of Tampa

318 Meadow Brook Rd, Rochester, MI 48309, USA/ 1866.703.3277/ www.artinstitutes.edu/tampa

The Art Institute of Tampa, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design, is one of The Art Institutes, a system of schools throughout the United States. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of Argosy University.

 
 

The Herron School of Art and Design

735 West New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA/ 1317.278.9400/ herron.iupui.edu

Herron School of Art and Design is the only accredited, professional art and design school in the state of Indiana. We challenge our students to collaborate and engage with businesses, nonprofits, schools, and museums across Indianapolis—a diverse city that embraces Herron student work and ideas. Herron faculty and students also work and partner with nearly every school on campus. Herron is part of the Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis campus and the thriving Indianapolis art community. Herron has prepared generations of students for meaningful careers as fine artists, designers, illustrators, teachers, historians, art therapists, and endless other professions that require the critical thinking skills built into a Herron degree.

 
 

Baruch College

55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA/ 1646.312.1000/ www.baruch.cuny.edu

Baruch College is ranked among the region's and nation's top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others. Our campus is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. The College's more than 18,000 students, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to more than 170 countries, have been repeatedly named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States.

 
 

Rice University

6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA/ 1713.348.0000/ www.rice.edu

Located on a 300-acre tree-lined campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 6-to-1. Its residential college system builds close-knit communities and lifelong friendships, just one reason why Rice is highly ranked for best quality of life by the Princeton Review and for best value among private universities by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

 
 

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720, USA/ 1510.642.6000/ www.berkeley.edu

The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would "contribute even more than California's gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations." Berkeley is one of the world’s preeminent public universities, boasting a distinguished faculty (with 22 Nobel laureates to date), stellar research libraries, and more than 350 academic programs. At the heart of Berkeley’s excellence are its 1,582 full-time faculty members, dispersed among 130 academic units and 80 interdisciplinary research units. Berkeley is home to more than 25,000 undergraduates and more than 10,000 graduate students — and produces more PhDs annually than any other American university.