Great education means knowing exactly what we stand for. Here’s what you can expect from Santa Fe University of Art and Design as an institution, and you can hold us to it. We’re proud to be a part of the higher education community.


Our mission is to prepare talented students around the world for successful careers as creative professionals in the fields of art, design, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

We achieve this mission by cultivating students’ artistic, academic, and professional skills and knowledge, while enriching their learning experience through meaningful community engagement, exciting campus activities, and
participation in the global arts community.

Santa Fe University of Art and Design provides extraordinary spaces to create, where exceptional teachers and practicing artists inspire, challenge, and mentor their students as they develop their creative and professional identities.