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TAKE YOUR ART TO THE NEXT LEVEL IN THE MOST ARTISTIC CITY IN THE U.S.

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Degrees

When we say you’re going to be on a first-name basis with your department chair, we mean it. Seriously. we have a teacher to student ratio of 14:1. With 9 degree programs and numerous specializations to choose from your degree is designed to be focused on your art and career:

  • Film
  • Contemporary Music
  • Creative Writing
  • Studio Arts
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Performing Arts
  • Digital Arts
  • Art, Entertainment & Media Management

 

HOME IS ART

60 acres. 32 buildings. Dorms. Apartments. Gym. Cafeteria. Our own movie theatre. Everything you need in one place. Late-night snacks at the student-run store, Private studios at the crack of dawn. Sharing lunch with friends on the Quad. Our campus delivers the immersive experience that you should demand from an arts campus. Plus, you’ll be joining a thriving community of incredible artists— ranked among the “Top 20 Best College Towns in America” – Business Insider. This is your space to create!

Careers

Our Career Services department and Internships mean one thing: actual experience. We’re talking major motion pictures, theatre, museum, cutting-edge art gallery, production company, it’s happening now internships. So get ready for sound mixing, paint throwing, word slinging, finding your passion, and making connections .With the highest concentration of professional and renowned artists in the country your opportunities are quite endless.

“The reason I came here was the faculty. The professors here are from Yale, Cal Arts, all of these great schools. It’s top people in one place. I was looking for a culture where people are creating. That’s the first impression I got of SFUAD. There are dedicated people here that want to work their craft. That’s where I belong.” Rufino, Graphic Design

Learn in an Amazing Place

“A top entertainment school on the move” – Variety Magazine.
Creativity is the DNA that makes up SFUAD, one of the Southwest's most respected destinations for the serious pursuit of art. Our campus is located in the center of artistic inspiration, scenic vistas, and great food. Enjoy live music and diversion that's both livable and affordable. Get access to over 300 museums and galleries and famous institutions. Visit SITE SANTA FE, the Georgia O’keefe Museum, and the Lannan Foundation, among the most premiere literary organizations in the world. You'll meet the friends, collaborators, and connections to help develop into the artist you've always wanted to be.

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“When I was visiting SFUAD as a high school student, I went to an acting class taught by John Jory. I stayed the whole two hours, and I watched him work with each student individually. It was beautiful to watch, to see teachers so invested and willing to help you.” Madeline, Performing Arts

DON’T LET THE COST OF COLLEGE KEEP YOU FROM YOUR GOALS

Last year, we awarded over $11 million in institutional aid. Over four years, you can save up to $40,000 compared to other art schools. Complete the request for information form to learn more about financial aid, tuition, and scholarships at SFUAD.

ENROLLING NOW

SFUAD believes in preparing creators and innovators for real careers. We are still accepting applications for students wishing to join our community. Submit your request for information to get connected with an Enrollment Advisor.  To be considered for scholarships and federal awards students must submit their FAFSA.

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