4 Top Rated Photography Schools

If you want to learn how to work in the photography field, you need to know which schools are rated the top photography schools. Here are a few to investigate.

1. Yale University

The top rated school in the field of photography schools is Yale in New Haven, Ct. However, their program is very hard to get into, only admitting nine students a year to their photography program. Students learn basics and advanced skills in the two-year program.

2. Gwinnett Technical College

Gwinnett Technical College is 28 miles outside of Atlanta, GA, and is rated one of the top photography schools in Georgia. It has the only public business photography offering. Degrees that can be earned here include an Applied Science degree and an Associate’s Degree in Commercial Photography.

3. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is endorsed by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and by the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD). It is rated one of the top photography schools in the U.S. and has degree programs in photography, drawing, art and visual studies.

4. Rochester Institute of Technology

This college has been rated third in the nation for photography schools in several areas. It was featured in an article in Princeton Review as 189th in a field of 290 business schools in 2009. Students there studied art, industrial design, graphic design and visual communications.