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.
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 include BS, MS and MST degrees — in addition to BFA and MFA programs.
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.