UNT | University of North Texas
Several large scale works of art are displayed near the Art Building as part of our Art in Public Places Program.

Future Students

Join a vibrant community of artists, designers and scholars

The University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design is one of the most comprehensive art and design programs at a public university and  is considered one of the best art schools in the South and Southwest. Talented artists like you choose UNT to learn and sharpen your skills in our challenging, collaborative environment. No matter which of our 14 bachelor’s degrees and concentrations you choose, you’ll find your green light to greatness at the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design. 

Kolby Osbourne

“The faculty at the College of Visual Arts and Design are dedicated to guiding you in the right direction for a successful future. I know that I can work anywhere in the fashion industry after I graduate because I have the knowledge I need.”

Dika Obiaju
Fashion Design student

UNT College of Visual Arts and Design offers:

  • A legacy of achievement, with notable alumni including a National Medal of Honor honoree, acclaimed designers, illustrators, studio artists and educators.  
  • A wide variety of award-winning programs and concentrations that allow you to choose your own path to success.  
  • A reputation for excellence: UNT produces more outstanding artists, designers and art educators than any other institution in Texas.  
  • An innovative education, with unique programs including our Studio Art degree with a concentration in New Media Art, a master’s concentration in Design Research and many opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
  • A creative campus culture and widespread appreciation of the arts. More than 80 pieces of art are displayed around the UNT campus as part of UNT’s Art in Public Places Program.