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Visual and Performing Arts are a Program of Distinction at KU.

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Programs of Distinction

Visual and Performing Arts

These include undergraduate programs in Applied Digital Arts, Communication Design, Art History, Crafts and Studio Art, as well as Music, Music Education and Art Education.

Also included are Masters level graduate programs in Arts Administration, Art Education, Music Education and Communication Design. All of these programs are accredited (NASM, NASAD, and NCATE) and have national reputations.

Additionally, Kutztown University has a 40 year history of a major in Cinema, Television and Media Production; the university has a fully-equipped television studio, mobile production trailer, and non-linear editing and audio editing facilities.

The university is an all-Steinway school providing the opportunity for students and faculty to use these instruments.

Kutztown University is geographically located within easy reach of the major world art centers of New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. This allows students and faculty to utilize the institutional and professional resources of these cities.

The visual and performing arts programs at Kutztown occupy newly renovated and expanded state of the art facilities. Student retention for these programs is the highest at the university, averaging approximately 85 percent.

Find out more about KU's Programs of Distinction.