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September 30, 2010

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History of Art, Architecture and Archaeology

The National Research Council assessed programs according to 21 different criteria. Here are the NRC's five major ratings summarizing those criteria. For a detailed explanation, see our FAQ.

S-Rank: Programs are ranked highly if they are strong in the criteria that scholars say are most important.
Research: Derived from faculty publications, citation rates, grants, and awards.
Students: Derived from students' completion rates, financial aid, and other criteria.
Diversity: Reflects gender balance, ethnic diversity, and the proportion of international students.
R-Rank: Programs are ranked highly if they have similar features to programs viewed by faculty as top-notch.
Institution, program S-Rank High S-Rank Low Research High Research Low Students High Students Low Diversity High Diversity Low R-Rank High R-Rank Low
Bingham-
tonton U. (SUNY)

Art History
44 56 43 54 46 58 2 13 46 58
Boston U.
Art History
39 51 24 37 19 49 41 56 25 47
Brown U.
History of Art and Architecture
7 21 13 26 16 41 14 33 13 35
Bryn Mawr College
History of Art
29 44 37 46 13 48 12 33 15 36
Case Western Reserve U.
Art History
22 39 13 27 18 43 50 58 39 51
City U. of New York Graduate Center
Art History
22 40 9 21 56 58 4 17 5 31
Columbia U.
Architecture
2 10 2 5 13 51 2 11 9 34
Columbia U.
Art History and Archaeology
3 13 2 5 52 57 16 34 1 4
Cornell U.
Architecture
37 56 41 52 6 56 16 39 34 52
Cornell U.
History of Art and Archeology
46 57 56 58 34 53 1 1 40 57
Duke U.
Art History
7 24 3 8 33 55 6 18 15 43
Emory U.
Art History
27 44 40 50 4 31 8 25 15 34
Florida State U.
Art History
47 57 48 55 13 46 33 55 30 49
Harvard U.
History of Art and Architecture
5 18 6 18 3 17 19 39 2 12
Illinois Institute of Technology
Architecture
46 54 44 54 32 49 3 18 48 57
Indiana U. at Blooming-
ton

Fine Arts-Art History
34 47 47 55 12 38 24 44 28 48
Johns Hopkins U.
History of Art
23 38 8 19 31 48 56 58 10 32
Massachu-
setts Institute of Technology

History, Theory and Criticism
2 7 3 10 1 4 40 54 5 26
New York U.
History of Art and Archeology/IFA
6 20 6 17 19 49 32 50 1 13
North-
western U.

Art History
5 17 12 25 4 16 3 15 7 19
Ohio State U. Main Campus
History of Art
45 55 37 48 40 55 45 56 34 48
Pennsyl-
vania State U.

Art History
21 37 46 55 2 12 17 36 26 48
Princeton U.
Architecture
17 36 15 30 4 32 17 41 21 46
Princeton U.
Art and Archaeology
5 17 7 18 5 19 27 44 2 11
Rutgers U. at New Brunswick
Art History
30 43 18 31 40 51 9 25 10 33
Stanford U.
Art History
19 45 39 48 3 53 19 39 10 26
State U. of New York at Stony Brook
Art History and Criticism
35 48 21 36 19 39 32 51 21 43
Temple U.
Art History
6 28 14 30 1 45 7 32 17 41
U. of California at Berkeley
History of Art
2 7 4 13 8 24 25 44 1 8
U. of California at Los Angeles
Archeology
1 1 1 1 11 42 25 45 2 11
U. of California at Los Angeles
Architecture
36 46 32 43 31 47 38 53 20 47
U. of California at Los Angeles
Art History
5 18 7 18 42 52 5 20 12 38
U. of California at Santa Barbara
Art History
15 29 26 40 6 21 18 36 13 34
U. of Chicago
Art History
3 11 3 9 35 49 24 42 3 16
U. of Delaware
Art History
23 38 30 40 10 32 8 23 15 35
U. of Georgia
Art
47 57 41 52 47 58 39 56 50 58
U. of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign

Art History
24 38 46 54 29 50 2 7 13 43
U. of Iowa
Art History
37 48 32 45 14 31 41 55 38 54
U. of Kansas
History of Art
35 47 29 41 20 39 19 41 32 48
U. of Louisville
Art History
47 56 56 58 30 45 22 48 52 58
U. of Maryland at College Park
Art History
17 30 20 32 16 35 19 38 19 39
U. of Michigan at Ann Arbor
History of Art
17 35 28 41 10 45 26 45 12 32
U. of Minnesota-
Twin Cities

Art History
27 44 10 24 17 39 34 53 28 46
U. of Missouri at Columbia
Art History and Archaeology
56 58 50 55 19 49 55 58 47 56
U. of New Mexico Main Campus
Art History
49 58 56 58 14 58 2 16 47 56
U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Art History
5 19 20 33 6 35 2 12 6 33
U. of Pennsyl-
vania

History of Art
7 22 4 13 8 37 37 52 5 17
U. of Pittsburgh Main Campus
History of Art and Architecture
10 23 14 28 1 6 34 53 15 34
U. of Southern California
Art History
16 30 24 38 3 18 13 32 8 22
U. of Texas at Austin
Art History
8 22 12 26 1 14 26 53 7 25
U. of Texas at Dallas
Aesthetic Studies
23 39 22 36 11 35 48 56 24 45
U. of Virginia
History of Art
37 49 30 42 34 53 46 56 35 48
U. of Washing-
ton

Art History
20 37 18 35 47 55 4 21 33 54
U. of Wisconsin at Madison
Art History
21 36 32 44 6 29 8 24 16 46
U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Architecture
46 57 44 55 8 50 5 19 49 58
Virginia Common-
wealth U.

Art History
47 57 36 48 52 57 26 45 52 58
Washing-
ton U. in St. Louis

Art History and Archaeology
15 35 22 35 5 47 11 29 18 44
Yale U.
History of Art
6 19 10 23 6 22 33 50 2 9
Methodology: This interactive tool is based on rankings developed by the NRC. For a complete explanation of the methods the research council used, go to its site; registration may be required.