UndergraduateFine ArtsDiscover the
Arts.

You can create. You can perform. You can be part of our creative community.

Where passion flourishes.

Studios, instruments, stages and showcases all evoke different visions for different art-minded students. But no matter the form, they’re all part of a fine arts education at Friends University that sets the stage for students to foster a more beautiful world.

Music

  • Experience a standout music education under award-winning faculty and guest instructors.

  • Come pursue vocal excellence at Friends University alongside those who share your passion.

  • Friends University prepares you to become part of something larger than yourself. For academics as for life, purpose is found here.

  • Learn from accomplished faculty and guest artists as you study jazz at Friends University.

  • Friends University has some of the best opportunities for vocal talent to learn and grow.

  • Develop the performance skills needed for the 21st century performer to compete in the field of Music Theatre.

  • Learn to teach others music and create works of art, giving students the gift of music.

Theatre & Dance

  • Learn theatre from experienced faculty who can teach you the joys of performance and the power of story.

  • Develop the performance skills needed for the 21st century performer to compete in the field of Music Theatre.

  • Learn to teach speech, theatre, debate and forensics and encourage students to express themselves.

  • Explore the world of dance in the collegiate setting. Hone your current dance skills while interweaving new ones!

Communications

  • Study a wide variety of fields including graphic design, advertising, marketing communications, media, web design, digital imaging and other related fields.

  • Learn the art of digital video, film, and multimedia production.

Art

  • Learning graphic design at Friends University prepares you for work at ad agencies or other careers in design.

  • Choose a major emphasis and minor emphasis in painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography or drawing.

  • By sharing your passion for and knowledge of the visual arts, you can empower others to find their creative voices and tell their stories.