Here are some regional college programs designed to prepare you for a career in the arts. The list is certainly incomplete but it's a start! For practical purposes, only New York State schools are included. Direct links to many of these programs can be found on our LINKS page.

Accessories Design
Fashion Institute of Technology

Acting
Ithaca College
Julliard School
The New School
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Advertising Design/Art Direction
Fashion Institute of Technology
Monroe Community College (AS)
Pratt Institute
School of Visual Arts
Syracuse University

Animation
Alfred State (AAS/ BS)
Fashion Institute of Technology
Mohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
The New School - Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute 
Rochester Institute of Technology 
School of Visual Arts 
SUNY College at Fredonia
Syracuse University 
Villa Maria College

Art Conservation
SUNY College at Buffalo

Art Education
College of St. Rose
Elmira College
Hartwick College
Ithaca College
Manhattanville College
Nazareth College
Pratt Institute
Pratt Institute - Upstate Campus (Utica)
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY College at Potsdam
SUNY College at Oswego
Syracuse University

Art History
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
College of St. Rose
Cornell University
Hamilton College
Hartwick College
Hobart and William Smilth
Ithaca College
Nazareth College
The New School - Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute
Saint Bonaventure
Skidmore College
Stony Brook University
SUNY BInghamton
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Cortland
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Geneseo
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY College at Potsdam
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Syracuse University
University of Rochester
Vassar College

Art/Music Therapy
The New School
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY College at Oswego

Arts Management/Administration
Fashion Institute of Technology
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Oswego

Broadcast Design
The New School

Ceramics
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Columbus College of Art & Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
Syracuse University

Comic Illustration/Cartooning
School of Visual Arts

Communication Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
The New School
Pratt Institute - Upstate Campus (Utica)
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Buffalo
Syracuse University

Dance
The Ailey School/ Fordham University
Cornell University
Hamilton College
Hobart and William Smilth
Joffrey Ballet School
Julliard School
Manhattanville College
Skidmore College
SUNY College at Brockport
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Geneseo
SUNY College at Potsdam
SUNY Purchase College
University of Rochester
Vassar College

Digital/Electronic Media
Alfred State (AAS/ BS)
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Bryant and Stratton College (AAS)
Cooper Union School of Art
Fashion Institute of Technology
Genesee Community College (AAS)
Jamestown Community College (AAS)
Mohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
The New School
Niagara Community College (AAS)
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Oneonta
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
Syracuse University

Display and Exhibit Design
Fashion Institute of Technology

Drawing
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
School of Visual Arts
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Fashion Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
Monroe Community College (AS)
The New School - Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute
Syracuse University
Villa Maria College

Fashion Marketing/Merchandising
Fashion Institute of Technology
The New School

Fibers/Textiles
Cornell University
Fashion Institute of Technology
SUNY College at Buffalo
Syracuse University

Film 
Ithaca College
Monroe Community College (AS)
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Brockport
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University
University of Rochester
Vassar College

Fine Arts
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
College of St. Rose
Cooper Union 
Cornell University
Elmira College
Fashion Institute of Technology
Genesee Community College (AAS)
Hamilton College
Hartwick College
Hobart and William Smilth
Houghton College
Ithaca College
Jamestown Community College (AAS)
Mohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
Finger Lakes Community College (AAS)
Monroe Community College (AS)
Nazareth College
The New School
Niagara Community College (AAS)
Pratt Institute
Pratt Institute - Upstate Campus (Utica)
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
Saint Bonaventure
Skidmore College 
Stony Brook University
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Brockport
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Cortland
SUNY College at Geneseo
SUNY College at Oneonta
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
University of Rochester
Vassar College
Villa Maria College

Furniture Design
The New School
Rochester Institute of Technology

Glass
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Rochester Institute of Technology

Graphic Design
Bryant and Stratton College (AAS)
College of St. Rose
Fashion Institute of Technology
Finger Lakes Community College (AAS)
Mohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
The New School
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University
Villa Maria College

Illustration
Fashion Institute of Technology
The New School - Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
Syracuse University

Industrial Design
The New School - Parsons School of Design
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Syracuse University

Interior Design/Interior Architecture
Alfred State (AAS)
Fashion Institute of Technology
Monroe Community College (AS)
The New School - Parsons School of Design
NY School of Interior Design
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY College at Buffalo
Syracuse University
Villa Maria College

Jazz Studies
Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
Ithaca College
Julliard School
Manhattan School of Music
The New School

Jewelry
Fashion Institute of Technology
Syracuse University

Lighting Design
The New School

Media/Communications
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
College of St. Rose
Erie Community College(AAS)
Finger Lakes Community College (AAS)
Genesee Community College (AAS)
Jamestown Community College (AAS)
Mohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
Monroe Community College (AS)
The New School
Niagara Community College (AAS)
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Cortland
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College @ Geneseo
Syracuse University
University of Rochester
Villa Maria College

Medical Illustration
Rochester Institute of Technology

Metals
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY College at New Paltz
Syracuse University

Music
Cornell University
Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
Finger Lakes Community College (AAS)
Hamilton College
Hartwick College
Houghton College
Ithaca College
Jamestown Community College (AAS)
Manhattanville College
Monroe Community College (AS)
Nazareth College
The New School
Niagara Community College (AAS)
Saint Bonaventure
Skidmore College
Stony Brook University
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College @ Geneseo
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY College at Oneonta
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
SUNY College at Potsdam - Crane School of Music
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University
Vassar College
Villa Maria College

Music Business
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Potsdam - Crane School of Music
Syracuse University
Villa Maria College

Music Composition
Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
Ithaca College
Manhattan School of Music
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Potsdam - Crane School of Music
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Music Education
College of St. Rose
Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
Hartwick College
Ithaca College
Manhattan School of Music
Manhattanville College
Nazareth College
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Potsdam - Crane School of Music
Syracuse University

Music History
Nazareth College
The New School
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Potsdam

Music Performance
Cornell University
Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
Ithaca College
Julliard School
Manhattan School of Music
Nazareth College
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Potsdam - Crane School of Music
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Music Technology
Finger Lakes Community College (AAS)
Julliard School
Niagara Community College (AAS)
SUNY College at Fredonia

Music Theatre
Genesee Community College (cert.)
Ithaca College
Nazareth College
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Cortland
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College @ Geneseo
Syracuse University

Music Theory
Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
Manhattan School of Music
Nazareth College
SUNY Buffalo

Packaging Design (see also Communication Design, Advertising Design)
Fashion Institute of Technology

Painting
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
The New School - Parsons School of Design
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Photography
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
Mohawk Valley Community College (AAS)
The New School
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
Syracuse University
Villa Maria College

Print Media
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Monroe Community College (AAS)
Rochester Institute of Technology
SUNY Purchase College

Printmaking
Rochester Institute of Technology
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Product Design (also see Industrial Design)
The New School

Sculpture
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
The New School - Parsons School of Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Sonic Arts
Alfred University, School of Art & Design

Stage Management
Syracuse University
University of Rochester

Surface Pattern Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
Syracuse University

Television/ Radio/ Broadcasting
Monroe Community College (AS)
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY College at Plattsburgh 
Syracuse University

Theatre/ Drama
Alfred University
Cornell University
Elmira College
Finger Lakes Community College (AAS)
Genesee Community College (AA)
Hamilton College
Hartwick College
Ithaca College
Jamestown Community College (AAS)
Manhattanville College
Nazareth College
The New School
Niagara Community College (AAS)
Niagara University
Saint Bonaventure
Skidmore College
Stony Brook University
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Brockport
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY College at New Paltz
SUNY College at Oneonta
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY College at Potsdam
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University
University of Rochester
Vassar College

Theatre Design/Technology/Production
Genesee Community College (AAS)
Ithaca College
SUNY College at Fredonia
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University

Toy Design
Fashion Institute of Technology

Video Arts
Alfred University, School of Art & Design
Cooper Union School of Art
Ithaca College
Pratt Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School of Visual Arts
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY College at Fredonia
Syracuse University 

Visual and Critical Studies
Pratt Institute
School of Visual Arts

Web Design (also see Communication Design, Digital Media)
Jamestown Community College (cert.)
Mohawk Valley Community College
The New School

Wood/Wood Design/Woodworking
Rochester Institute of Technology
SUNY College at Buffalo

Writing
Cornell University
Hamilton College
Hobart and William Smilth
Julliard School (Playwriting)
Manhattanville College
The New School
Pratt Instutute 
St. John Fisher
Stony Brook University
SUNY College at Buffalo
SUNY College at Oswego
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
SUNY Purchase College
Syracuse University
University of Rochester

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