Academy of Art University’s artist-athletes have represented more than 23 different countries since the program’s first season of competition in 2008-09. The university is composed of two colleges and two Divisions: the College of Art, Media & Design, and the College of Performing Arts, as well as the Division of Liberal Arts and the Division of Continuing Studies. Part of the UK’s only Centre for Doctoral Training in Heritage consisting of a consortium of universities in the North of England, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. As a Bachelor of Arts student, you can choose one or two Arts disciplines to be the main focus of your study while completing your degree. The university’s campus, located in the Avenue of the Arts cultural district of Center City, Philadelphia , includes 10 buildings with more than 850,000 square feet (79,000 m2). The university has four on-campus residence halls located in the heart of Center City.
The university has earned a global reputation for outstanding work, launching the careers of many creative and cultural leaders, including: more than half of all Turner Prize nominees, over half of the designers named British Designer of the Year, more than a third of the 40 artists named in the Catlin Guide’s most promising graduate artists and 12 winners of the Jerwood Photography Awards.
It is the first university in US to offer veterinary medicine, industrial and labor relations, and hotel management programs. Within the reform in Romanian higher education and aiming to ensure the students’ institutional mobility in Europe, the University introduced back in 1998 the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).
Bachelor of Arts programs in most of Alabama’s colleges and universities include general liberal arts studies and often a specific core curriculum in the traditional areas of literature, history, science, etc. Ignite your inner artist and start your career with a BFA from the nation’s premier center for the visual arts at Marshall University.
The Quality Assurance Agency’s (QAA) review of the university in January 2013 found that the university meets expectations in the four key areas examined – academic standards, the quality of student learning opportunities, information about learning opportunities and the enhancement of student learning opportunities.