School of Visual & Performing Arts

Offering dynamic and creative programs in art and design, grounded in the liberal arts.

Do you have an interest in visual design or performing arts? Accreditation by three independent associations means Endicott exceeds the standards of other institutions. Advance your talent and career with a rewarding life in the arts.

Programs

Art Therapy BFA

A pre-professional degree integrating three areas of study: studio art, psychology, and creative arts therapy. One of the only B.F.A. programs in the nation.

Graphic Design BFA

A four-year degree program for professional practice in the field of Graphic Design, including design for interactive, print, web, branding, animation, and motion graphics media.

Interior Design BFA

A four-year degree program for professional practice in the design of interior architectural environments. Humanizing interior spaces for aesthetics, codes, function, and form.

Photography BFA

A four-year degree program with an emphasis on art practice and exploration of ideas, as well as the development of imagery and skills for commercial applications.

Studio Art BFA

A flexible, studio-oriented program includes B.F.A. degree requirements and seven additional art elective courses. Concentrations in: 2-D, 3-D, Art Education, and Intermedia.

Fifth Year Interior Architecture M.A.

Allows students graduating from Endicott’s B.F.A. program to move directly into the Master of Arts degree program in Interior Design.

Visual & Performing Arts Minors

Nine flexible programs for all Endicott students to enjoy and benefit from creative expression. Art History, Arts Administration, Creative Arts Therapy, Dance, Graphic Design, Music, Photography, Studio Art, and Theater.

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About Visual & Performing Arts

If you are a prospective student with passion and talent, we invite you to explore your possibilities at Endicott - one of the top 20 best-rated colleges for aspiring artists!

Our School of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to helping you realize your full potential through studio programs and classroom instruction that develop proficiency in both the creative and technical aspects of your field of interest. From art education to theater or dance to graphic design, you’ll be inspired by the talent and creativity of your peers, and you will benefit from the unwavering support of faculty who are committed to helping you succeed in the real world.

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Graduate Success

Facts & Figures

Statistics reflect the 2016 the graduating class. Percentages may exceed more than 100 since graduates may be represented in more than one category.

78% are employed full-time
13% are enrolled in graduate programs
9% are employed part-time

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Facilities

Top-notch arts facilities on a picturesque oceanfront campus: can you imagine a better place to inspire creativity?

The cultural heart of our campus and an important part of the surrounding community, the Manninen Center for the Arts features inspiring spaces for arts studies as well as museum-quality galleries, state-of-the-art studio spaces and performance venues for music, drama and dance, all under one roof.

Visual & Performing Arts Facilities

Beyond the Classroom

Pick up an instrument, a script, a songbook, or your dancing shoes, and join in!

Arts opportunities abound on campus. Our faculty-directed and student-directed clubs and organizations in the School of Visual & Performing Arts provide a creative outlet for all students- not just majors in our programs.

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Accreditations

Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Council for Interior Design Accreditation
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
New England Association of Schools and Colleges Accredited

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions
(978) 921-1000
(800) 325-1114