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Top Colleges with a Photography Major

Higher Education Articles April 20, 2015

Get information about the top schools that offer the photography major and their rankings, degree offerings, and school information.

School Overview

Students enrolled in a major in photography are taught techniques such as image processing, equipment use, composition, and lighting and often opt for a concentration such as commercial photography or art. Bachelor’s degree programs in photography are available in these top schools, which allow the students the option of continuing to a graduate program.

In this article, we take a look at the top colleges that offer a photography major in the United States:

John Brown University – Siloam Springs, Arkansas

The U.S. News & World Report ranked John Brown University (JBU) second among the “Baccalaureate Colleges, South Region” category in its ranking of colleges for 2010. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Photography program complete courses in commercial photography, social documentary, darkroom, and design. Photojournalism, fine art photography, and studio photography can be explored by students.

Providence College – Providence, Rhode Island

The U.S. News & World Report ranked Providence College second in the “Master’s Universities, North Region”’ category in its ranking of colleges for 2010. Students enrolled in the Providence College Studio Arts program are awarded a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, and those who choose a photography concentration are induced to push their limits of creativity while being taught the technical aspect of photography. Extensive faculty and classmate critiques are received by graduates, who are given the opportunity to exhibit their work publicly.

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