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The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts provides students the artistic training, preparation, and scholarship necessary to achieve excellence in the arts as professionals. The faculty of working professional artists and scholars share a passion for teaching and view the arts as an expression of our culture's deeper value, and are dedicated to being a community of artists reaching for excellence.

Faculty members help students achieve new levels of excellence and to understand that to be an artist in our community, it is necessary to be a good citizen and a leader. They strive to provide the best possible opportunities to develop individual talents within the resources available at the University.

National Recognition

Awarded “Best Colleges for Veterans” by U.S. News & World Report

Educating for Tomorrow

Preparing students for in-demand positions in the evolving marketplace

Exceptional Standards

Ensuring education quality through 95+ years of accreditation

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Influential Degrees

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The MFA in arts management and leadership develops professional, enlightened and imaginative leadership for visual and performing arts institutions, with graduates often influencing policies regarding the role of arts in our society.

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