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Best Photography Schools

Academic Overview Key Fact

Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares basic academic information between best Photography schools. By school type, There are 2 public and 8 private schools in best Photography schools. By school level, all 10 best Photography schools are 4 years or high institutes.

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Academic Comparison - Photography
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
California College of the Arts San Francisco, CA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
California Institute of the Arts Valencia, CA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Yale University New Haven, CT Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Columbia College-Chicago Chicago, IL Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
University of New Mexico-Main Campus Albuquerque, NM Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
School of Visual Arts New York, NY Private (for-profit), 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master
Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Master's degree Bachelor, Master

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best Photography schools is $35,482 for in-state students and $39,615 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance ratio is 49.90% and graduation rate is 68.20%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.

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Key Facts Comparison - Photography
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
California College of the Arts$45,46669%59%9%1,975
University of California-Los Angeles$12,920 / $39,60217%91%16%41,908
California Institute of the Arts$45,64625%56%7%1,448
Yale University$49,4807%97%6%12,385
School of the Art Institute of Chicago$45,75066%63%9%3,591
Columbia College-Chicago$25,33488%42%12%8,961
University of New Mexico-Main Campus$8,050 / $22,69058%48%19%27,285
Rochester Institute of Technology$38,56857%68%13%16,639
School of Visual Arts$36,50075%69%9%4,408
Rhode Island School of Design$47,11037%89%9%2,481
Average$3,548 / $3,9614.99%6.82%1.09%1,211
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.