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Art & Design

Focused on the needs of twenty-first century artists and designers, the Art & Design Department prepares students with the conceptual and technical abilities needed to succeed in the professional world. Earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with a concentration in Studio Art or Graphic Design.

Why Study Art & Design at UMass Lowell?

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We're Ranked as a Best Value for Art Schools

PayScale.com ranks UMass Lowell No. 1 for return on investment for in-state students and No. 2 in ROI for out-of-state students.

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Get Hired Before You Graduate

Through professional internships and co-ops, many students have jobs lined up before they even don their cap and gown.

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Our Alumni Succeed

Join the ranks of talented B.F.A. graduates who move on to some of the country's top graduate and professional schools, and to exciting and fulfilling careers such as - user experience architect, web developer, web designer, animator, art director, creative director, graphic designer, shoe designer, teacher, gallery director, decorator, to name a few.

Meet Our Students

  • There is so much personal attention from the professors, and the atmosphere is entrepreneurial and creative.

    Kristen Racamato forged her path at UMass Lowell, earning a degree in fine arts with a graphic design concentration.

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