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College of Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts students have it all: the intensity, immersion, and creative environment of an art, music, or communication school, plus the energy, excitement, and diversity that large universities offer. Select a single major, add a minor, or declare a double major. Find the passion that prepares you for the future of your dreams.

No matter which program you choose, creative avenues abound to develop your skills, practice your techniques, and cultivate your vision. This is where our excellent faculty, over 90 strong, come in. Our professors are committed to your growth as an individual. Experts in their fields, they are passionate about inspiring students to meld the arts with ideas from the larger university.

Expand your horizons. Study on our picturesque campus, in a tranquil atmosphere away from distractions. Be inspired by the big-city life of Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, or Washington on a field trip. Venture further afield with a study-abroad experience. The choices are boundless.

Imagine a community that values your creativity. Discover the arts at Kutztown University. Click on the links below to learn more about the opportunities available to you at KU.


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Communication Studies 


Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

Communication Design (Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Design)

Crafts (Ceramics, Fibers, Fine Metals, Wood & Furniture)

Studio Art (Digital Media, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Art Education

Music Education


Art History

Communication Studies



Public Relations


Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Art Education

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) (Enrollment starting fall 2014)

Communication Design

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Art Education

Visual Arts at KU

Music faculty perform at Carnegie Hall

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Visit the Communication Studies & Theatre Department Site
Visit the Fine Arts Department Site
Visit the Music Department Site