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Alfred University fine arts graduate programs among nation’s best in U.S. News 2022 rankings

U.S. News and World Report released its new graduate school rankings and once again Alfred University’s graduate program in fine arts are among the very best in the country.


ALFRED, NY –U.S. News and World Report released its new graduate school rankings and once again Alfred University’s graduate program in fine arts are among the very best in the country.

The Alfred University School of Art and Design was cited in the U.S. News and World Report “Best Graduate School Rankings,” which were announced Tuesday, March 31. 

Alfred University’s graduate programs in fine arts typically rank among the best in the nation and it is no different in the 2022 U.S. News rankings. The Master of Fine Arts degree program in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design is ranked 10th in the country, with the M.F.A. program in ceramic arts ranking number one. Alfred University’s School of Art and Design offers M.F.A. degrees in ceramic art, sculpture-dimensional studies, and electronic integrated arts.

“We are so proud our of M.F.A. program which ranks in the top tier in the nation,” remarked Beth Ann Dobie, Alfred University provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. “Our ceramic art program continues to shine as number one in the country!  This is a significant recognition of the work of our faculty, the dedication of our students, and the accomplishments of our graduates.”