Bachelor of Fine Arts
If you’re going to shape the world with your art, you need a university where you'll hone your creative voice and master your craft.
That university is Calvin.
Calvin's BFA program will stretch you in ways you never expected, and prepare you for careers you never imagined. In a supportive, tight-knit community, you'll build a portfolio that highlights your work. You'll forge relationships with experienced Christian faculty who want you to succeed. You'll take advanced art courses and get personal guidance from your professors.
You'll cap all this with an exhibition that showcases your best work. You'll step into the world with a career-making portfolio and confidence in your creative skills.
Program Requirements & Opportunities
Create in community
At Calvin, you won't work alone—you'll create alongside peers who are cheering for your success. Learn how the two-year Artist Collaborative program can plug you into Calvin's vibrant art community.
You can afford a Calvin education.
You’ve heard a lot about the high cost of a university education. But a Calvin education is much more affordable than you think. Most Calvin students pay far below the sticker price—and graduate with less debt than you might expect.
A reputation for excellence.
There’s a reason Calvin gets top marks from U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and more. Calvin graduates are in demand at grad schools, med schools, and careers in every field.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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- Master of Education (MEd)
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- Pre-Physical Therapy
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- Speech Pathology and Audiology (BA, MA)
- Master of Speech Pathology
- Theraputic Recreation
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- Environmental Science—Natural Resources Track
- Environmental Science—Naturalist Track
- Environmental Studies
- Social Sciences
- World Languages & Cultural Studies
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