Home Page

The College of Art and Design is RIT’s creative hub where art, design, and technology intersect.

From centuries-old and contemporary methods of producing fine art to the latest in digital media, we have a wide selection of majors in disciplines related to visual communication, imaging, and science. If your interests are artistic, creative, and professional, a world of possibilities awaits you here.

Apply for Fall 2023

Get an early start on your application and learn what we look for.

How to apply

Meet us on campus or virtually

Learn about academics, co-op and internships, financial aid, and more.

Learn more about open house opportunities

cover of an e-zine called Elevate.

Raising the bar in innovation

Our e-zine highlights the ways in which our faculty, students, alumni, and staff are impacting our world through their scholarship, learning programs, community engagement, and overall creative practice.

Read Elevate

Statistics

15

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded

Eleven College of Art and Design graduates have combined to win 15 Pulitzer Prizes.

92%

Job Placement

College of Art and Design graduates have a 92 percent career outcome rate six months after graduation.

14:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Students receive copious attention and guidance from the College of Art and Design’s committed faculty.

5

Science-Based Degrees

Our wide portfolio of offerings includes BS, MS and MST degrees — in addition to BFA and MFA programs.

Back shot of a person in a sound studio

Art and Design Reel

Whether it's art, design, film and animation, or photography, you can do it all here. Because here, creativity can't be contained.

Watch Student Reel

Art and Design viewbooks

Whether your interests are in art, American crafts, design, film and animation, or photography, we have you covered.

Explore Viewbooks

A professor and a student in a lab

What Interests You?

Two students working on a project in a lab

Find Your Fit

Meet the Dean

Todd Jokl

The College of Art and Design, with its five dynamic schools, galleries, and research centers, is a creative catalyst for RIT. Our students, faculty, and alumni are trailblazing artists, designers, and scientists who are leaders in their fields and engaged across the University, the region, and the globe. Our creativity and innovations are transforming the world.

Todd Jokl
Dean, College of Art and Design
tsjpgd@rit.edu
585-475-5392

Faces of RIT

Latest News

Stay Connected