College of Visual Arts and Design Rankings

The College of Visual Arts and Design is considered one of the best and most comprehensive visual arts schools in the nation. Its programs include a nationally ranked graduate fine arts program, a graphic design program ranked first in the Southwest, and the state’s only Ph.D. in art education.

  • Only Ph.D. program in art education in Texas
  • General fine arts program ranked 1st in Texas, 1st in the South and 7th in the nation by Best-Art-Colleges.com
  • Fashion design program ranked 14th in the nation among public colleges and universities by FashionSchools.org
  • Art bachelor’s degree programs ranked 2nd in Texas, 6th in the South and 18th in the nation by Best-Art-Colleges.com
  • Graphic design program ranked 18th in the nation for affordability by Animation Career Review
  • Fashion design program ranked 25th in the nation and 74th in the world by CEOWORLD Magazine
  • College of Visual Arts and Design ranked 1st in Texas, 6th in the South and 28th in the nation by Best-Art-Colleges.com
  • Fashion design program ranked 40th in the nation by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org
  • Studio arts program ranked 47th in the nation for best value by CollegeFactual.com
  • Graduate fine arts program ranked 59th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
  • Graphic design program ranked 1st in the Southwest by Animation Career Review