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QS World Rankings 2016: Art & Design and Performing Arts

The UK and US again dominate the top rankings in Art and Design and Performing Arts in the QS world rankings for 2016....

The UK and US again dominate the top rankings in Art and Design and Performing Arts in the QS world rankings for 2016.  In Art and Design the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) was the only non US/UK institution to make it into the top ten, while the Sibelius Academy (Finland), the Royal College of Music in Stockholm (Sweden) and the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna which was was ranked in second place, were all included in the top ten in Performing arts.

RMIT University again headed the Australian rankings in Art and Design placed at 16, with UNSW, UTS, Swinburne. Melbourne, and Sydney all listed in the top 50. Although Australia had no institutions ranked in the top 50 in Performing Arts, there were several ranked in the top 100.

QS Rankings 2016: Ten Highest Ranked Globally

Art
and Design

Performing
Arts

1

Royal College of Art

UK

1

The Julliard School

US

2

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

US

University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Aus

3

Rhode Island School of Design

US

3

Royal College of Music

UK

4

Parsons School of Design and the New School

US

3

University of Oxford

UK

5

University of the Arts London

UK

5

Royal Academy of music

UK

6

Pratt Institute

US

6

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

UK

7

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

US

7

Sibelius Academy

Fin

8

Stanford University

US

8

University of California Berkeley

US

9

Yale University

US

9

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

UK

10

Politecnico di Milano

IT

10

Indiana University Bloomington

US

Australian Institutions: QS ranking 2016: Art & Design and Performing Arts

 

QS 2016 rank

 

 

QS 2016 rank

Art
& Design

Performing
Arts

RMIT University

16

Griffith University

51-100

UNSW

29

University of Melbourne

51-100

UTS

31

University of Queensland

51-100

Swinburne University of Technology

32

University of Sydney

51-100

University of Melbourne

37

University of Western Australia

51-100

University of Sydney

44

ANU

51-100

Curtin University

51-100

Griffith University

51-100

Monash University

51-100

QUT

51-100

University of South Australia

51-100

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