Pratt Institute was rated one of the nation’s top animation colleges in the 2015 Animation School Rankings recently published by Animation Career Review, a comprehensive source for information on animation, graphic design, and digital art schools.

Pratt was ranked eighth nationally (up from 13th in the 2014 rankings); seventh among the country’s private schools and colleges; and second on the East Coast (up from sixth in the 2014 rankings).

Animation Career Review considered hundreds of schools across the United States with programs geared toward animation or game design. Schools were ranked on the basis of academic reputation, admissions selectivity, depth and breadth of the program and faculty, financial value, and geographic location.

To view the full rankings, click here.

Image: Cody Walzel (B.F.A. Digital Arts ’13), still from Breadheads (2013)