The College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) is one of Syracuse University’s 13 schools and colleges. Our degree programs span the disciplines of art, design, transmedia, drama, music, and communication and rhetorical studies.

Mission

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action.

Vision

The vision of the College of Visual and Performing Arts is founded upon the belief that art and scholarship can affect change.

Please don’t hesitate to contact VPA if you have further questions.