Best Colleges with Painting Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Painting, you'll find there are three different degrees that can be earned. A major in Painting is a somewhat popular major and offered at a decent amount schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Painting degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Painting degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Painting.

The Best Painting Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis offers 1 Painting Degree program. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
2 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 3 Painting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 32 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees, and 12 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
3 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI

Rhode Island School of Design offers 2 Painting Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 52 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees, and 10 Master's degrees.

4 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
UW Seattle

University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 4 Painting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 25 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 144 Reviews
5 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami offers 1 Painting Degree program. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University offers 2 Painting Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
7 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 1 Painting Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
8 Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD

Maryland Institute College of Art offers 4 Painting Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 78 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 60 Bachelor's degrees, 18 Master's degrees.

9 Temple University Philadelphia, PA

Temple University offers 2 Painting Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 37 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 32 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
10 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University offers 1 Painting Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Painting with students earning 5 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews

List of Painting Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Washington University in St Louis Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
5/5
9 : 1 14,688
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Rhode Island School of Design Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
5/5
10 : 1 2,481
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University of Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
11 : 1 16,825
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
Maryland Institute College of Art Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD
5/5
8 : 1 2,197
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA
5/5
22 : 1 11,861
State University of New York at New Paltz State University of New York at New Paltz New Paltz, NY
2/5
17 : 1 7,751
Pratt Institute-Main Pratt Institute-Main Brooklyn, NY
5/5
11 : 1 4,784
Brigham Young University-Provo Brigham Young University-Provo Provo, UT
2/5
24 : 1 33,469
Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
3/5
14 : 1 30,918
SUNY at Purchase College SUNY at Purchase College Purchase, NY
3/5
16 : 1 4,169
University of New Haven University of New Haven West Haven, CT
5/5
18 : 1 6,786
Bradley University Bradley University Peoria, IL
5/5
14 : 1 5,338
Drake University Drake University Des Moines, IA
5/5
15 : 1 4,991
University of Dallas University of Dallas Irving, TX
5/5
14 : 1 2,387
University Logo The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
5/5
20 : 1 7,959
University of Houston University of Houston Houston, TX
3/5
30 : 1 42,704
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Durham, NH
4/5
21 : 1 15,351
University of Puget Sound University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA
5/5
11 : 1 2,774
Arcadia University Arcadia University Glenside, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,984

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Getting a Painting Degree Online

Schools offering online Painting degrees

Online Painting degrees are available with as many as 22 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Painting degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Savannah College of Art and Design 0 0 0 22 0
How many schools offer online Painting degrees?
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in Painting?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 81 Colleges 720 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 11 Colleges 17 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 22 Colleges 185 Graduates

Painting Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Painting degree, getting a traditional degree is very prevalent. The most normal path for those earning a degree in Painting can presume a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most commonplace Painting degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Painting degree that people get is a master's degree which goes to show a focus on higher learning. This suggests that the degree requires dedication to schooling and you may want to seek more than a four year time commitment. Although a certificate is offered at some schools, getting a certificate is not very common. With your goals in mind, look for the Painting degree that can match your flexibility and needs in addition to finding a school with the right opportunities for you to earn that degree.

Average cost of college for a Painting degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,666 Public In-State
$30,073 Private In-State
$20,494 Public Out-of-State
$30,073 Private Out-of-State
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