About CVPA

CVPA, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, is a comprehensive college for art, design, and music—with bachelor's and master's programs that prepare students for careers in the arts and beyond. Learn more: academic programs

We emphasize individual attention. We encourage our students to consult with their advisors, department chairpersons, and the dean about choosing programs, exploring options, and concerning overall progress at the university.

The facilities on the main Dartmouth campus and our New Bedford campuses are a source of pride for our students and faculty and are among the finest in New England. We encourage you to plan a visit. Learn more: facilities

UMass Dartmouth is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the national accrediting body for the visual arts.

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