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.
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.
Pulitzer Prizes Awarded
Eleven College of Art and Design graduates have combined to win 15 Pulitzer Prizes.
College of Art and Design graduates have a 92 percent career outcome rate six months after graduation.
Students receive copious attention and guidance from the College of Art and Design’s committed faculty.
Our wide portfolio of offerings includes BS, MS and MST degrees — in addition to BFA and MFA programs.
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.
Art and Design viewbooks
Whether your interests are in art, American crafts, design, film and animation, or photography, we have you covered.
Meet the Dean
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.