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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 $36,725 for in-state students and $40,986 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance ratio is 48.10% and graduation rate is 69.00%. 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$47,26665%60%11%1,983
University of California-Los Angeles$13,261 / $41,27518%91%17%43,548
California Institute of the Arts$47,44624%66%7%1,455
Yale University$51,4006%98%6%12,458
School of the Art Institute of Chicago$47,42059%66%10%3,569
Columbia College Chicago$26,47488%45%13%8,120
University of New Mexico-Main Campus$7,449 / $22,03858%44%20%26,999
Rochester Institute of Technology$40,06855%66%13%16,507
School of Visual Arts$38,00074%64%9%4,406
Rhode Island School of Design$48,47034%90%9%2,477
Average$3,673 / $4,0994.81%6.90%1.15%1,215
***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 2017-2018 data and other data is from 2016-2017 data.