For individuals with artistic talent who are considering a career in the arts, Alabama is home to four major universities, as well as liberal arts and community colleges, that all have Art Departments offering majors in commercial and fine arts. In its first three years of full NCAA Division II eligibility (since 2012-13), Academy of Art University has made a total of 23 postseason appearances including Men’s & Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Basketball, Men’s & Women’s Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Women’s Golf, and Women’s Tennis.
As the largest academic unit at Oakland University, the College of Arts and Sciences gives students the opportunity to select from more than 100 majors and a wide range of concentrations such as archaeology, biology, criminal justice, environmental studies, international relations, pre-medical studies, social work and urban studies to enhance and complement their primary focus.
Designed by architects Stanton Williams, the new campus houses the College’s existing Schools of Art, Fashion & Textiles and Graphic & Industrial Design, plus a newly created School of Performing Arts underpinned by a 350 seat public theatre, studios and rehearsal spaces.
Northumbria University is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students who are attracted by our excellent academic reputation, our top 10 graduate employment record and our outstanding campus and sports facilities.
After establishing a School of Theater in 1983, the institution became the first performing arts college in Pennsylvania to offer a comprehensive range of majors in music, dance and theater. Note: Students at Marshall University may designate their address information as being confidential, and thus will not be listed in the Electronic Phonebook. In 1870, the Philadelphia Musical Academy was created, and in 1877 the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music was founded.