Called to Create & Inspire

Embracing an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, William Carey University’s Art Program ensures personalized guidance and mentorship, pivotal in shaping students into skilled artists and designers. This nurturing environment, combined with diverse degree offerings and generous financial support, empowers students to explore and excel in their artistic pursuits, significantly impacting both their personal growth and the broader art community.

Program Overview

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Specializations in Graphic Design, Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, or a combined studio. The combined studio option allows studying two areas, like graphics & painting or ceramics & painting.

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art: Suitable for students interested in a broader academic scope or double majors.

Financial Assistance

Art Talent Scholarship: Average award of $6,800. Applicants can email their digital portfolio to for consideration.

Combination with Academic Scholarships: Enhanced financial assistance opportunities by combining Art Talent Scholarships with academic scholarships.

Applicant Prerequisites & Requirements

Prospective students must:

Submit an art portfolio

Meet all undergraduate admissions requirements of the University

Complete an online application & pay application fee

Submit official transcripts via eScript or mailed from the institution

Unleash Your Creativity

Embark on a transformative journey with William Carey University's Art Program. Unlock your potential, refine your skills, and shape the future of art. Contact us today to begin your artistic adventure.