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Prospective Students

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We have so much to offer you at UMD. Take a look at how we can prepare you to pursue your passion!

In a setting that ignites creativity and nurtures curiosity, students and community come together at UMD's School of Fine Arts to collaborate and prepare for a global workplace. 

The School of Fine Arts’ nationally recognized degree programs prepare you for careers in the visual arts, music, and theatre as practicing professionals, teachers, performers, and entrepreneurs. Your natural talents will become valued skills that can take you in any direction.

Our vision is two-fold, both educating our students and creating inspiring work, a concept that is realized through practice-based teaching. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide labs for you to develop the latest productions, concerts, gallery exhibitions, and arts research. Diverse faculty will mentor you, introduce you to limitless ideas and opportunities, and provide you with individualized attention.

Your possibilities through the School of Fine Arts are endless

  • Make the world your classroom through a touring ensemble or a short-term Study Abroad program
  • Work with a faculty mentor on paid Undergraduate Research in your area of interest
  • Grow your network and share your talents through the Duluth community’s many theaters, galleries, and musical ensembles

An education in the fine arts is priceless preparation for a changing world – you will learn to express your thoughts, ideas, and creative solutions in ways that most dramatically impact those around you.

School of Fine Arts alumni make a difference every day in careers that span the globe and the realm of opportunities. 

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Department of Art & Design or Department of Theatre visit