School of Art - Carnegie Mellon University

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An Arts Education for the 21st Century

The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University considers, in practical and visionary terms, the role of art and the artist in society.

  • Ranked #1 for its MFA Art & Design multimedia programs*
  • Ranked #7 for its MFA Fine Arts program*
  • 25% of undergraduates pursuing interdisciplinary degrees

* US News & World Report

All School of Art degree programs incorporate a broad-based approach to artmaking, encouraging a coherent, informed understanding of personal, public, conceptual and technical issues relevant to many forms of artistic expression.



Urban (2016) by Kelli Clark (BFA '18).  A Short film on Pittsburgh Neighborhoods 



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