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Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
(4.4/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Rhode Island School of Design (better known as RISD) is a small college in a small state, but it’s one with a huge international reputation. Founded in 1877, RISD (pronounced “RIZ-dee”) attracts the top art and design students from around the country and the world. Each year approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students share their creative energy as they pursue full-time degree programs in 19 studio majors in the fine arts, architecture and design. Specific Qs about applying to RISD? Check out the RISD Admissions Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/risdadmissions/
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  • Museum is free on Sundays so is parking. So If you come to visit one of the University's in Providence, RI. You must visit one of the restaurants and the RISD Museum. This will make your trip well wor...  more »
  • RISD is a treasure-trove of talent and shouldn't be missed on your next visit to Providence. The museum is amazing, but the highlights of RISD are the studios which buzz with massive talent! 
  • How fortunate for these students to be able to learn at such an amazing school with so many opportunities! We loved the Nature Center and the Apparel Design Buildings...oh and the library blew our min...  more »
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  • Best design school in the United States
  • Innovative. Nice location and great museum.
  • Loved everything about it, especially the mascot 10/10 would go again
  • I will like to go ...am a grafix... I have an intrest
  • It's great