25 Best Art Schools 2020

Featured below are the top 25 colleges that offer a bachelor's degree in fine arts based on the median salary of fine arts graduates one year after college. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo tops the list with a starting salary of $41,000. Students at second-ranked Cornell University had a median starting salary of $38,000 and a median debt of $13,681, the lowest median student debt of all 25 schools ranked on the list. The range of median salaries for the top 25 schools is $30,300-$41,000.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Colleges Highlights

Learn more about the top five colleges for a in degree. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.