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QS world rankings 2017 – Art & Design and Performing Arts

According to the QS 2017 world rankings, the top five institutions for Art and Design are: Royal College of Art (UK); MIT (US); Parsons school (US); Rhode Island School of Design (US) and Pratt Institute (US).

In Performing Arts, the highest five ranked are: The Julliard School (US); Royal College of Music (UK); Royal Academy of Music (UK); Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (UK); and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (Austria)

In Australia, RMIT University is listed as the highest ranked university in Art and Design, while the University of Melbourne is ranked as the highest for Performing Arts.

  Australian Institutions ranked for 2017 are:

Art & Design Performing Arts
Aus Rank Institution Global Rank Institution Global Rank
1 RMIT 17 Melbourne 26
2 Melbourne 28 Western Australia 33
3 UTS =29 Griffith 46
4 UNSW 33
5 Monash 34
6 QUT 41
7 Sydney =42
8 ANU 48
Curtin, Griffith, Swinburne, UQ, UniSA 51-100 ANU, Monash, QUT, UQ, Sydney 51-100
Adelaide, UWA, UTAS, Wollongong 101-150 101-150
Canberra 151-200 151-200

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