Art and Design
Where Well-Rounded Artists Take Shape
Small, interactive art classes. Practical, hands-on internships. Exciting study abroad opportunities….They all come together at Arcadia to give you the tools you need to think creatively and make the most of whatever career path you choose. With so many different professional options to explore, the art world is more multi-faceted now than ever before. In Arcadia’s supportive liberal arts setting, you’ll acquire the diverse skills and experience you need to thrive as an artist and a person.
About Our Program
Arcadia University’s NASAD-accredited* Art & Design Program combines the intimacy and individual attention of a small school with the depth and diversity of ambitious study abroad opportunities, offering a unique and rewarding college experience. Home to an internationally known art gallery, Arcadia offers 12 different art concentrations, as well as a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum. Located just a short drive from Philadelphia, Arcadia provides exciting opportunities for real-world art exploration and hands-on internships. At Arcadia, students enjoy a strong sense of community with peers and faculty, and develop lifelong creative skills to support a variety of career pursuits.