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NURTURE YOUR CREATIVE TALENTS, CULTIVATE YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

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SFUAD WHERE INSPIRATION + AMBITION CREATE SOMETHING WORTH SHOWING THE WORLD

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MENTORSHIP

When we say you’re going to be on a first-name basis with your department chair, we mean it. Seriously. We have a 14:1 student-teacher ratio and an average class size of 16. The network of professors, mentors, and internship leaders who guide you through your time here are the building blocks for your professional career. You’ll be taught by working artists who are actively engaged in their fields. They’ll be your teachers for a few years, and your peers for life.

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HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS

60 acres. 32 buildings. Dorms. Apartments. Gym. Cafeteria. Our own movie theatre. Everything you need in one place. Whether you’re grabbing late-night snacks at our student-run store, or up at the crack of dawn to get into your private studios in Thaw, or sharing lunch with friends on the Quad, our campus is the kind of fully immersive experience that you should demand from an arts campus. Plus, you’ll be surrounded by Santa Fe — ranked Most Artistic City in America by Atlantic Magazine. This is your space to create!

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TAKE YOUR FIRST PROFESSIONAL STEPS

Internships mean one thing: actual experience. We’re not talking about getting coffee for a curator or production manager. We’re talking theatre, museum, cutting-edge art gallery, production company, sound mixing, paint throwing, word slinging, find your passion, making the connection, it’s happening now internships. (Notice how we don’t put the word ‘unpaid’ in front of them. We work hard to make sure you get academic credit, or even a paycheck, for your work.)

“It was here [in Santa Fe] that I began writing with the guidance of incredibly charismatic and generous teachers, who, despite my just starting out, took me seriously. Because of this, I began to take myself seriously—began seeing how I might make a life out of what I love.” Danielle Deulen (’01), multiple published books

Learn in an Amazing Place

Santa Fe has the Best Food, Cleanest Air, And we're the MOST ARTISTIC CITY IN AMERICA along with one of the Best College Towns! No matter what you want to do, you will find colleagues, collaborators and connections to help support the career you want along with scenic views that can't be beat.

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Adam Pokrasso
“What’s really valuable about being here at SFUAD is that by surrounding ourselves with inspired and motivated young people—storytellers—we can draw on their ideas and creativity and also help to be part of their professional development.” Adam Shaening-Pokrasso, owner of FPS12, Creative Agency

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

Last year, we awarded over $11 million in institutional aid alone, covering a range of talent, merit, and need-based awards. Complete our Request for Information form to learn more about financial aid at SFUAD; including tuition costs, average scholarship amounts, and FAFSA.

SFUAD believes in preparing creators and innovators for real careers. We are a still accepting applications for students wishing to join our community. Apply and submit your FAFSA to be considered for scholarships and federal awards.

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