Art — Art and Entrepreneurial Studies Concentration

Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Art (BA)
Modes of Study
Blended;In Person

Full-time tuition

In-state: $8,640;
Out-of-state: $24,300 (per year). New England residents may qualify for tuition breaks. See details and other costs

Financial aid

Average award,
in-state: $7,300;
out-of-state: $14,500.
May include scholarships, grants, & work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Typical completion time: 4 years. Flexible options may save time. Explore options


No fee to apply. SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Tailor your studies to your interests and talents: Combine courses in small business and entrepreneurship with a Studio Art concentration in ceramics, photography and digital art and design, painting and drawing, or sculpture.
  • Gain real-world experience with local businesses, community art organizations, practicing artists, galleries, museums, studios, and non-profit organizations through our internship program.
  • Prepare for a wide range of creative arts careers in the commercial, non-profit, or small business development sectors.
  • Enjoy a low student-teacher ratio, mentorship, and peer learning from dedicated and attentive faculty, who are all practicing artists or art historians.
  • Study in dedicated studio spaces and a state-of-the-art digital lab designed for art and technology courses.
  • Study in a program that is nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Alaina Marie, Founder of Bait Bags out of Portland Maine, stands next to one of her purses.

Program requirements

The art and entrepreneurial studies major combines an in-depth studio experience with courses in small business and entrepreneurship for students interested in starting their own company. Our program is for students who wish to pursue a creative arts career in the commercial or non-profit sectors.

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