Pratt Institute is ranked top for Interior Design in the United States (tied #1 with Rhode Island School of Design), followed by University of Cincinnati in third position and New York School of Interior Design in 4th place, according to the US News and World Report 2009 rankings.

Founded in 1887, Pratt Institute is one of the leading art, design and architecture schools in the US, with campuses in Utica, Manhattan and Brooklyn. Pratt is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD). Its graduate industrial and interior design programs were ranked 3rd in the country by the DesignIntelligence in 2008.

Pratt offers Undergraduate programs in advertising art direction, animation, architecture, art & design education, construction management, critical & visual studies, digital arts, graphic design, fashion design, film/video, fine arts, history of art & design, illustration, industrial design, interior design, photography, writing for publication, performance, & media. It offers master’s degrees in a variety of programs such as Master of Fine Arts in digital arts, Master of Science in art and design education, Master of Industrial Design, Master of Professional Studies in art therapy, etc.

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is another top ranked school with interior design courses. It offers courses in industrial design, fashion/apparel design, interior design, graphic design, illustration, design and applied arts, photography, film/video and photographic arts, painting, etc.

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