There are nearly 20 schools within Georgia that have graphic design and arts degree programs. Read an overview of 10 of the largest schools' programs. Aug 29, - Best Overall Programs. Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) — Providence, Rhode Island. Parsons School of Design (The New School) — Manhattan, New York. The Pratt Institute — Brooklyn, New York. ArtCenter College of Design — Pasadena, California. Carnegie Mellon School of Design — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.