10 Best Painting and Drawing schools in California, US

Below is the list of best universities in California ranked based on their research performance in Painting and Drawing. A graph of 5.1K citations received by 439 academic papers made by 10 universities in California was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

1. University of California - Los Angeles

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

2. Stanford University

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

3. University of California - Berkeley

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

4. University of California - Davis

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

5. University of California - Irvine

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

6. University of California-San Diego

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

7. University of California - Santa Barbara

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

8. California Institute of Technology

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1555
Average ACT
36
Net Price
$26,591

9. University of California - San Francisco

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

10. University of Southern California

For Painting and Drawing

Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

Closest to California states to learn Painting and Drawing

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Oregon 3 34
Arizona 3 28
Washington 2 4
Colorado 4 50
Kansas 3 72
Texas 13 19
Oklahoma 2 194
Minnesota 3 18
Iowa 3 79
Missouri 3 77
Louisiana 3 91
Wisconsin 6 17
Illinois 10 13
Indiana 4 14
Michigan 5 15
Tennessee 3 61
Kentucky 3 59
Ohio 11 36
Georgia 5 47
South Carolina 2 122
North Carolina 7 7
Virginia 7 24
Pennsylvania 14 10
Florida 8 40
District of Columbia 3 27
Maryland 3 52
New York 28 1
New Jersey 7 2
Connecticut 2 8
Massachusetts 15 3
Rhode Island 4 22
Maine 4 168