9400 College St, Brunswick, ME 04011, USA/ 1207.725.3000/ www.bowdoin.edu
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art is an art museum located in Brunswick, Maine. Included on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum is located in a building on the campus of Bowdoin College designed by the architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White. The museum's collection originated from separate donations of art from James Bowdoin III in 1811 and 1826. Having been housed in a number of different locations during its history, the museum found a permanent home in the Walker Art Building in 1894. While the building had been renovated once in 1974, the $20.8 million renovation by architects Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston that finished in 2007 received a great deal of publicity for its creation of a new modern entrance to the museum while preserving the structural integrity of the original building.
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.
1030 Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711, USA/ 1909.621.8000/ www.scrippscollege.edu
Scripps College, founded in 1926, is a liberal arts women's college in Claremont, California, United States, with an enrollment of 989 students. It is a member of the Claremont Colleges, a liberal arts consortium. Scripps College was founded in 1926 by Ellen Browning Scripps, a philanthropist and prominent figure in the worlds of education, publishing, and women’s rights. Scripps’ “experiment in education” called for a setting with an artistic connection between buildings and garden landscape on an intimate scale.
College of Arts & Science at University of Miami
1252 Memorial Drive, Ashe Building , Room 227 , Coral Gables. FL 33146, USA/ 1305.284.4117/ welcome.miami.edu
A vibrant and diverse academic community, the University of Miami has rapidly progressed to become one of America's top research universities. A private research university with more than 16,000 students from around the world, the University of Miami is a vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond. The University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and programs. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked UM No. 44 among the top national universities in the country in its “Best Colleges” listings. U.S. News also cites several of its programs in “America's Best Graduate Schools.”
1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, USA/ 1507.222.4000/ www.carleton.edu
Carleton College is a private liberal arts college in the historic town of Northfield, Minnesota. The college enrolled 2,014 undergraduate students and employed 245 instructional faculty members in fall 2015. Carleton is one of few liberal arts colleges that runs on the trimester system. In its 2017 edition of national liberal arts college rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked Carleton seventh-best overall and first for undergraduate teaching.
College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA/ 1617.373.3682/ camd.northeastern.edu
Northeastern University (NU, formerly NEU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. It is categorized as an R1 institution (Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) at Northeastern University is a community of creators and collaborators, entrepreneurs and practitioners, and a catalyst for research, inspiration and discovery.
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602, USA/ 1801.422.4636/ home.byu.edu
Brigham Young University (often referred to as BYU or, colloquially, The Y) is a private research university in Provo, Utah, United States. It is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and excluding online students, is the largest of any religious university and the third largest private university in the United States, with 29,672 on-campus students. Approximately 99 percent of the students are members of the LDS Church, and one-third of its US students are from Utah.
Cornish College of the Arts
1000 Lenora St, Seattle, WA 98121, USA/ 1206.726.2787/ www.cornish.edu
Cornish College of the Arts is a fully accredited institution in the Denny Triangle, Capitol Hill and Seattle Center areas of Seattle, Washington, USA that offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance, Theater, Performance Production, Design, Fine Art, Interior Architecture, and Film+Media, as well as the Bachelor of Music degree. Today it is nationally recognized as a premier college for the visual and performing arts, and one of only three fully accredited private colleges in the entire nation dedicated to educating both performing and visual artists in an interrelated fashion.
Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA/ 1800.223.4700/ www.cia.edu
Cleveland Institute of Art is one of the nation's leading accredited independent colleges of art and design. For 135 years, the college has been an educational cornerstone in Cleveland, Ohio, producing graduates competitive as studio artists, designers, photographers, contemporary craftsmen, and educators. With approximately 550 students, CIA offers a personal educational experience with the benefits of a larger institution. Students choose from 15 majors and live and work in Cleveland’s University Circle, one of the country’s most unique cultural centers – recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of the ten prettiest communities in the country.
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611, USA/ 1352.392.3261/ www.ufl.edu
The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its Gainesville campus since September 1906.
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202, USA/ 1503.771.1112/ www.reed.edu
Reed College, located in Portland, Oregon, is an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian college of the liberal arts and sciences. Devoted to the intrinsic value of intellectual pursuit and governed by the highest standards of scholarly practice, critical thought, and creativity, Reed has served for over a hundred years as an exemplar of the liberal arts while consistently providing one of the best academic experiences in the United States.
Amherst, MA 01002, USA/ 1413.542.2000/ www.amherst.edu
Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Founded in 1821 as an attempt to relocate Williams College by its president, Zephaniah Swift Moore, Amherst is the third oldest institution of higher education in Massachusetts. The institution was named after the town, which in turn had been named after Lord Jeffery Amherst. Amherst was established as a men's college and became coeducational in 1975.Amherst College educates men and women of exceptional potential from all backgrounds so that they may seek, value, and advance knowledge, engage the world around them, and lead principled lives of consequence.
Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA/ 1800.544.2787/ www.academyart.edu
The Academy of Art University, formerly Academy of Art College, is a privately owned for-profit art school in San Francisco, California, in the United States. It was founded as the Academy of Advertising Art by Richard S. Stephens in 1929. It has 283 full-time teachers and 1154 part-time teaching staff, and about 15,000 students; it claims to be the largest privately owned art and design school in the United States. The student body and alumni come from more than 112 countries.
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75205, USA/ 1214.768.2000/ www.smu.edu
SMU is a private university of 11,000 students near the center of Dallas with a mission to expand knowledge through academic excellence and hands-on research. Our distinguished history, our vibrant region and our outstanding alumni all position SMU to play an increasingly important role in our community and world. In addition, our small student-to-faculty ratio, diverse student body, well-established athletics, dynamic campus life, and strong undergraduate, graduate and professional programs have led to our continuing rise in national rankings.
The College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College
173 W Lorain St, Oberlin, OH 44074, USA/ 1800.622.6243/ home.oberlin.edu
Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio. The college was founded as the Oberlin Collegiate Institute in 1833 by John Jay Shipherd and Philo Stewart. The College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College offers a rich and balanced curriculum in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. We welcome young passionate intellectuals who are eager to help make the local community and the world a better place.
The New School
66 W 12th St, New York, New York, USA/ 1212.229.5600/ www.newschool.edu
The New School is a legendary progressive university in New York City offering degree and nondegree programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA/ 1414.847.3200/ www.miad.edu
The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) is Wisconsin's only four-year, private college of visual art and design, offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Communication Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture + Design, and New Studio Practice: Fine Arts. The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is a private, non-profit corporation chartered by the State of Wisconsin for the purpose of providing a professional education to students of the visual arts and related fields. MIAD is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD).
Gambier, Ohio 43022, USA/ 1740.427.5000/ www.kenyon.edu
Founded in 1824, Kenyon is the oldest private college in Ohio. The small college originally educated all-male clergymen for frontier America, but it soon became a highly regarded seat of classical education whose graduates included statesmen such as U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. Kenyon is one of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges, a small school where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community.We bring together 1,600 young men and women to study with nearly 200 professors on an exceptionally beautiful hilltop campus in central Ohio. Our curriculum is rooted in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, and enriched by interdisciplinary programs. Kenyon welcomes curiosity, creativity, intellectual ambition, and an openness to new ideas.
Old Main, State College, PA 16801, USA/ 1814.865.4700/ www.psu.edu
The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State or PSU) is a public, land-grant, research-intensive university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Annual enrollment at the University Park campus totals more than 46,800 graduate and undergraduate students, making it one of the largest universities in the United States. It has the world's largest dues-paying alumni association.
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602, USA/ 1706.542.3000/ www.uga.edu
The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. For over 230 years, we've been committed to teaching, to serving, and inquiring into the nature of things.
College of William & Mary
Sadler Center, 200 Stadium Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23185, USA/ 1757.221.4000/ www.wm.edu
The College of William & Mary in Virginia (also known as William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Royally founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States after Harvard University, and the oldest in the American South.
580 E Main St, Spartanburg, SC 29302, USA/ 1864.596.9000/ www.converse.edu
Converse College is a liberal arts masters university in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Converse consists of an undergraduate women's college as well as co-ed graduate, online and summer programs. It was established by a group of Spartanburg residents and named after textile pioneer Dexter Edgar Converse.
815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, USA/ 1518.580.5000/ www.skidmore.edu
Skidmore College is a private, independent liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York. Approximately 2,500 students are enrolled at Skidmore pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in one of more than 60 areas of study. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community.
2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, DC 20059, USA/ 1202.806.6100/ www2.howard.edu
Howard University (HU, Howard) is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university in Washington, D.C. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with high research activity and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Howard offers three undergraduate honors programs for its high-achieving students: the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Program, the Executive Leadership Honors Program in the School of Business, and the Annenberg Honors Program in the School of Communications.
Florida State University
600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA/ 1850.644.2525/ fsu.edu
Florida State University (Florida State, FSU) is an American public space-grant and sea-grant research university. The university is classified as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university comprises 16 separate colleges and more than 110 centers, facilities, labs and institutes that offer more than 360 programs of study, including professional school programs. Florida State University also operates The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida and one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.
345 Boyer Ave. Walla Walla, WA 99362, USA/ 1509.527.5111/ www.whitman.edu
Whitman College is a private liberal arts college located in Walla Walla, Washington. Initially founded as a seminary by a territorial legislative charter in 1859, the school became a four-year degree-granting institution in 1883. The school offers 46 majors and 32 minors in the liberal arts and sciences, and has a student to faculty ratio of 9:1. Whitman was ranked tied for 41st in the nation in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report list of Best Liberal Arts Colleges.
220 Trowbridge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA/ 1517.355.1855 / msu.edu
Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States. MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality business, supply chain management, and communication sciences. Michigan State frequently ranks among the top 30 public universities in the United States and the top 100 research universities in the world. The Wharton Center for Performing Arts is located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States, on the campus of Michigan State University. It is the home of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, which performs 17 concerts annually. The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum (The Broad MSU, not to be confused with The Broad in Los Angeles), is a contemporary art museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. It opened on November 10, 2012.