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U.S. News 2012 Graduate Rankings Include Three DAAP Programs


The 2012 rankings of graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report include DAAP's industrial design, graphic design and fine arts offerings.

Date: 3/20/2011 12:00:00 AM
By: M.B. Reilly
Phone: (513) 556-1824
Photos By: Ashley Kempher

UC ingot   Three programs in the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) are nationally ranked in the recently released 2012 rankings of graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report.

UC’s graduate industrial design program was ranked No. 6 in the nation, ahead of schools like Cranbrook Academy of Art, California College of the Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Arizona State University and the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign.
UC students at work in an industrial design studio
UC students at work in an industrial design studio.



UC’s graduate graphic design program was ranked No. 12 in the nation. The program was ranked alongside of the Parsons The New School for Design and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

UC’s masters of fine arts (MFA) was ranked No. 45 in the nation. UC’s MFA program was tied at No. 45 with Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Arizona and the Herron School of Art & Design.