Painting Colleges and Programs

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This educational program is designed to prepare students creatively and technically to express ideas, emotions, or inner visions by the application of paints and related chemical color substances to canvases or other materials. This program includes in depth instruction in color and color mixing, composition, surface preparation, oil and acrylic media, painting techniques, watercolor media, and personal style development.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Painting.

American Academy of Art

332 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604-4302

Phone Number:(312) 461-0600
Website:www.aaart.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:411 (411 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.aaart.edu/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.aaart.edu/admissions-financial-aid.html
Online Application:apply.aaart.edu:81/admission_form.php

Arcadia University

450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-3295

Phone Number:(215) 572-2900
Website:www.arcadia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,794 (2,387 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Art Academy of Cincinnati

1212 Jackson Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1706

Phone Number:(513) 562-6262
Website:www.artacademy.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:181 (167 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Admissions:www.artacademy.edu
Financial Aid:www.artacademy.edu
Online Application:www.artacademy.edu

Bethany College

335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897

Phone Number:785E13
Website:www.bethanylb.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:626 (626 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.bethanylb.edu
Financial Aid:www.bethanylb.edu
Online Application:www.bethanylb.edu

Birmingham Southern College

900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL 35254

Phone Number:(205) 226-4600
Website:www.bsc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,528 (1,472 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Admissions:www.gotobsc.com/
Financial Aid:www.gotobsc.com/fa/
Online Application:www.gotobsc.com/apply.htm

Boston University

One Silber Way, Boston, MA 2215

Phone Number:(617) 353-2000
Website:www.bu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:39,982 (23,291 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, IL 61625-0001

Phone Number:(309) 676-7611
Website:www.bradley.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,350 (5,329 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admissions.bradley.edu
Financial Aid:sfs.bradley.edu
Online Application:admissions.bradley.edu/freshman/application/

California College of the Arts

5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94618-1487

Phone Number:(510) 594-3600
Website:www.cca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,774 (1,415 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1

Carson-Newman College

1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, TN 37760

Phone Number:(865) 471-2000
Website:www.cn.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,248 (1,974 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:admissions.cn.edu/
Financial Aid:admissions.cn.edu/admissions/finaid/default.asp
Online Application:admissions.cn.edu/

Cleveland Institute of Art

11141 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1710

Phone Number:(216) 421-7000
Website:www.cia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:525 (525 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Admissions:admissions.cia.edu/
Financial Aid:http://cia.edu/admissions/financing-your-education
Online Application:http://cia.edu/admissions/apply

College of Santa Fe

1600 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7634

Phone Number:(505) 473-6011
Website:www.csf.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:931 (825 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:35 to 1
Admissions:my.santafeuniversity.edu/apply/User/Login.aspx
Financial Aid:www.santafeuniversity.edu/TuitionAndFinancialAi…
Online Application:my.santafeuniversity.edu/apply/User/Login.aspx

College of the Ozarks

100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, MO 65726-0017

Phone Number:(417) 334-6411
Website:www.cofo.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,497 (1,497 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:http://www.cofo.edu/Page/Admissions.15.html
Financial Aid:http://www.cofo.edu/Page/Admissions/Financial-Aid.50.html
Online Application:http://www.cofo.edu/Page/Admissions/Application-Process.27.html

Columbia College

11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, CA 95370

Phone Number:(209) 588-5100
Website:www.gocolumbia.edu/
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:No
Student Population:6,129 (6,129 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:38 to 1
Financial Aid:www.gocolumbia.edu/financial_aid/
Online Application:columbia.yosemite.edu/OnlineApp/

Cranbrook Academy of Art

39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Phone Number:(248) 645-3300
Website:www.cranbrook.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:151 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.cranbrookart.edu
Financial Aid:www.cranbrookart.edu

Daemen College

4380 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226-3592

Phone Number:(716) 839-3600
Website:www.daemen.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,050 (1,924 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.daemen.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.daemen.edu/offices/financial_aid/
Online Application:apply.embark.com/ugrad/daemen/15/

Drake University

2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505

Phone Number:(515) 271-2011
Website:www.drake.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,349 (4,279 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:37 to 1
Admissions:www.drake.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.drake.edu/advantage/costs-finaid/scholar-fi…
Online Application:www.drake.edu/advantage/applying/index.php

Escuela de Artes Plasticas de Puerto Rico

Barrio Ballaja Campo Del Morro, San Juan, PR 00902-1112

Phone Number:(787) 725-8120
Website:www.eap.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:587 (587 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Admissions:http://www.eap.edu/admisiones/requisitos
Financial Aid:http://www.eap.edu/estudiantiles/asuntos-estudiantiles

Ferris State University

1201 S State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251

Phone Number:(231) 591-2000
Website:www.ferris.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,687 (13,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.ferris.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ferris.edu/admissions/financialaid/
Online Application:www.ferris.edu/admissions/application/homepage.htm

Harding University

915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR 72143

Phone Number:(501) 279-4000
Website:www.harding.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,511 (4,588 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Indiana Wesleyan University

4201 S Washington St, Marion, IN 46953-4974

Phone Number:(765) 674-6901
Website:www.indwes.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:31,452 (15,082 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111-1874

Phone Number:(816) 472-4852
Website:www.kcai.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:751 (751 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.kcai.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.kcai.edu/cost-financing/contact-financial-aid
Online Application:www.kcai.edu/admissions/

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

84 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 6371

Phone Number:(860) 434-5232
Website:www.lymeacademy.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:130 (130 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Admissions:www.lymeacademy.edu/index.php/admissions
Financial Aid:www.lymeacademy.edu/index.php/admissions/financ…
Online Application:www.lymesonisweb.com/studapp.cfm

Maine College of Art

522 Congress St., Portland, ME 04101-3494

Phone Number:(207) 775-3052
Website:www.meca.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:402 (349 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:http://meca.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:http://meca.edu/financial-aid
Online Application:www.meca.edu/academicprograms/Admissions/AppFor…

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5882

Phone Number:(617) 879-7000
Website:www.massart.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,288 (3,087 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Admissions:massart.edu/Admissions.html
Financial Aid:massart.edu/Admissions/Financial_Aid.html
Online Application:massart.edu/Admissions/Undergraduate_Students/A…

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

273 E Erie St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-6003

Phone Number:(414) 847-3200
Website:www.miad.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:687 (687 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Admissions:www.miad.edu/content/view/2/37/
Financial Aid:www.miad.edu/content/view/28/169/
Online Application:www.miad.edu/content/view/242/93/

Montserrat College of Art

23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915-4508

Phone Number:(978) 921-4242
Website:www.montserrat.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:281 (281 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Admissions:www.montserrat.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.montserrat.edu/admissions/financial-aid.php
Online Application:montserrat.edu.185r.net/application/login/

New York Academy of Art

111 Franklin St, New York, NY 10013-2911

Phone Number:(212) 966-0300
Website:www.nyaa.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:121 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Admissions:nyaa.edu/nyaa/admissions.html
Financial Aid:nyaa.edu/nyaa/admissions.html

Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701-2979

Phone Number:(740) 593-1000
Website:www.ohio.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,837 (19,288 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ohio.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ohio.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/ohiou/menu.html

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102-1510

Phone Number:(215) 972-7600
Website:WWW.PAFA.ORG
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Other degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:350 (262 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.pafa.org/School/Admissions/42/
Financial Aid:www.pafa.org/School/Admissions/Financial-Aid/180/
Online Application:www.pafa.org/School/Admissions/Applying-for-Adm…

Rhode Island School of Design

2 College St, Providence, RI 2903

Phone Number:(401) 454-6100
Website:www.risd.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,605 (2,167 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

1600 Pierce St, Denver, CO 80214

Phone Number:(303) 753-6046
Website:www.rmcad.edu
School Type:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:682 (682 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Admissions:www.rmcad.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.rmcad.edu/scholarships-financial-aid/financ…
Online Application:www.rmcad.edu/admissions

Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31402-3146

Phone Number:(912) 525-5000
Website:www.scad.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,900 (8,183 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

The University of the Arts

320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901

Phone Number:(215) 717-6000
Website:www.uarts.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,527 (2,294 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.uarts.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.uarts.edu/admission/tuitionandfinaid.html
Online Application:http://www.uarts.edu/apply-now

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

Phone Number:(508) 999-8000
Website:www.umassd.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,582 (8,927 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Admissions:www.umassd.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.umassd.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.umassd.edu/undergraduate/applyonline.cfm

University of the District of Columbia

4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Phone Number:(202) 274-5012
Website:www.udc.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:9,957 (9,544 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1

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