"The mark of a serious university is its commitment to the arts. They can move and uplift us to achieve the very best of the human spirit."

Our Mission

Students in the School of the Arts become exceptional, original, and engaged artists by studying with distinguished faculty in state-of-the-art facilities, working with industry professionals, and collaborating with a diverse group of fellow students. SOA student-artists are driven by purpose, committed to their field, and prepared to become successful professionals and conscientious citizens of the world. In an environment that is inclusive, specialized training in the School of the Arts builds on a foundation of general education coursework and engages the community in performances, exhibitions and outreach activities.

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Statistics

The School of the Arts has over 1,800 students enrolled in over 20 programs, making it one of the largest arts school/college in the state. Programs are clustered into 4 departments: Art & Design, Dance, Music and Theatrical Arts for the Stage and Screen where students follow the UVU mantra of learning by doing. Graduates go onto careers that include graphic design, commercial music performance, acting, lighting and set design, dance instruction and a host of others. There were over 350 graduates in the School of the Arts last year.