1. Royal College of Art-
It is ranked number one in the arts and design rank list this year. The college is located in the south Kensington and Battersea area of London. The college offers about 29 postgraduate programs that are mainly art and design disciplines, also separated by schools of architecture — communication, arts, and humanities.
2. Parsons The New School for Design-
The college is located in the Greenwich Village of New York, and it is an area known for its fantastic art scene and bohemian atmosphere, it is one of the five colleges of the new school, the university is known for its alumni and also having educated many prominent fashion designers, illustrators, and artists.
3. Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)-
The next university on our list is the Rhode Island School of Design which is located in the state capital. It is up to rank third in arts and design this year, and the university offers a wide variety of art and design programs in fields such as architecture, films. Ceramics animations, videos, illustrations, painting and more.
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)-
It is ranked fourth for arts and designs this year, the university considers the arts as an important aspect of the core curriculum and even the research community, with about 50 percent of the MIT UG students entering into arts program every year.
5. Politecnico di Milano-
It is the biggest technical university in Italy and is ranked fifth in the ranking list. The tuition fees in the university for laurea magistrate programs range €883-3,886 per year for the EU students, with non-EU students paying about €3,886 per year.
6. University of the Arts London-
The university is ranked as the sixth in the rank list this year. They have a famous member of alumni that include Howard Hodgkin, Stella McCartney, Quentin Blake, and Lucian Freud.
7. Pratt Institute–
It is ranked seventh in the rank list, and it is a private institution that is located in Brooklyn, New York. The art and design programs that are offered by the college has an integrated curriculum that combines the studio thinking with the learning theories and even research on the field.
8. School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)-
This university is the largest independent schools of art and design with around 3650 students. The tuitions fees in the college per year are $46,560 per year, with the university estimating the student’s total expense to be about $60,700 per year.
9. Aalto University-
Finland’s very own Aalto university that is located in the capital city Helsinki which is four places ranked up to the ninth in the art school ranking in the current year. The university was found in the year 2010 from the merger of three top institution which includes the University of Art and Design Helsinki.
10. Stanford University-
It is ranked 10th for art and design; the university has one of the highest scores for the employee reputation among the other top art schools. The programs in the college cost around $48,987 per year and the university estimate that an average UG student will need at least $69,109 for their total expense, including their tuition fees, books, and even other expenses.