We’ve transformed our Lamoni campus undergraduate tuition for 2024-25 to $19,950.

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A vibrant program with an interdisciplinary focus.

Our department attracts gifted and motivated students who thrive in an environment that encourages autonomy and meaningful communication. As a team of professional, relevant, accomplished and student-focused faculty, we will help you build a dynamic interrelationship of ideas, processes and practices that are steeped in tradition with an emphasis on contemporary art and ideas.

Our small class sizes enable student-driven courses that help you promote your unique voice. We are a close-knit community that encourages meaningful engagement between studio, classroom, campus and community. As a part of our community, we will encourage you to take big risks in your creative work and develop a set of problem-solving skills that will help you succeed in a multitude of arts-centered careers. We will travel together to metropolitan areas to experience art first hand.

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Facilities to Help You Create

Our facilities in the Helene Center for the Visual Arts are open 24 hours a day to give you complete access to our extraordinary studios, equipment and materials. Our MAC computer lab is state-of-the-art, and our sculpture, painting, drawing, non-toxic printmaking and ceramics studios are some of the best in the Midwest region. We have multiple student galleries and a professional gallery for visiting artists and senior exhibitions, and as a department, we are committed to bringing in regional, national and international artists to exhibit on campus and work in partnership with you.

Come create with us!

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Programs of Study

Our unique curriculum is both creative and professional. We offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art with studio art and graphic design concentrations, and a K-12 teaching certification. We will help you build self-promotional tools, connect you to internships and job opportunities, and help you discover your creative place in the world. We offer discipline-specific scholarship opportunities for majors and non-majors based on portfolio reviews and interest in the arts.

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