List of the Best Computer Graphics Schools and Colleges in the U.S.
Computer graphics is the manipulation and presentation of image data through the use of specialized technology. This method is often used to create animation cartoons, video games and movies. Two of the best-ranked schools offering programs and classes in computer graphics are the University of Miami in Florida and Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania.
Top Computer Graphics Schools and Colleges
University of Miami
U.S. News and World Report listed the University of Miami 47th on the list of top colleges in the United States in 2011. The school was also named one of the best southeastern universities by The Princeton Review in 2010. Computer-science degrees are available at the undergraduate and graduate level, with specializations geared toward computer graphics. Students involved in the graphics and games track have to participate in classes that introduce game programming, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, physics and assorted animation techniques.
- Address: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124
- Phone Number: (305) 284-2211
Carnegie Mellon University
The Princeton Review called Carnegie Mellon University one of the best universities in the northeast in 2010. U.S. News and World Report ranked it 23rd on the list of best universities nationwide. Many computer graphic classes are available through the computer science programs at Carnegie Mellon University; a list of topics includes animation, computational photography, technical animation, vision sensors, character animation, human motion and physical simulation.
- Address: 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
- Phone Number: (412) 268-2000
List of Twenty Good U.S. Computer Graphics Schools and Colleges
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Texas A & M University||48,702||College Station, Texas 77843||(979) 845-3211|
|University of California, Irvine||27,142||Irvine, California 92697||(949) 824-5011|
|DePaul University||25,072||55 E. Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604||(312) 362-8000|
|University of Pennsylvania||24,599||1 College Hall 34th and Spruce St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104||(215) 898-5000|
|California State University-Chico||16,934||First and Normal Sts., Chico, California 95929||(530) 898-6116|
|University of Miami||15,629||University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124||(305) 284-2211|
|Rochester Institute of Technology||15,445||1 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, New York 14623||(585) 475-2411|
|Indiana Wesleyan University||15,345||4201 S. Washington St., Marion, Indiana 46953||(765) 674-6901|
|Long Island University-C W Post Campus||11,749||720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, New York 11548||(516) 299-2900|
|Carnegie Mellon University||11,197||5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213||(412) 268-2000|
|Johnson & Wales University||10,709||8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903||(401) 598-1000|
|Savannah College of Art and Design||9,906||342 Bull St., Savannah, Georgia 31402||(912) 525-5000|
|Wilmington University||9,650||320 Dupont Hwy., New Castle, Delaware 19720||(877) 967-5464|
|The University of Tampa||6,291||401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33606||(813) 253-3333|
|University of Baltimore||6,265||Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201||(410) 837-4200|
|Pratt Institute||4,707||200 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11205||(718) 636-3600|
|Polytechnic Institute of New York University||4,514||Six Metrotech Ctr., Brooklyn, New York 11201||(718) 260-3100|
|Rogers State University||4,235||1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, Oklahoma 74017||(918) 343-7777|
|Dominican University||3,909||7900 W. Division St., River Forest, Illinois 60305||(708) 366-2490|
|Dakota State University||2,827||820 N. Washington, Madison, South Dakota 57042||(605) 256-5111|
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