Mission / Vision
Santa Fe University of Art and Design offers both campus-based and online learners a 21st Century approach to cultivating and nourishing their creative talents and professional skills. A distinguished faculty helps students drawn from richly diverse backgrounds in the United States and internationally to navigate and develop the byways of their lively and astute imaginations.
We aspire to be a dynamic interdisciplinary learning community drawing upon the unparalleled creative and intellectual resources of our region to educate and inspire future leaders who will contribute both to their own communities and to our shared environment with integrity and an innovative spirit of collaboration.
Santa Fe University of Art and Design will be a fearless and nimble leader in creative arts higher education—a destination where students from all over the globe converge to explore, discover, and develop their full artistic identities.
Santa Fe University of Art and Design will challenge students to immerse themselves in an artistic life by creating an inspiring and borderless experience combining knowledge, individualized practice, and artistic mastery.
Santa Fe University of Art and Design graduates will achieve personal and creative fulfillment as bold and empowered contributors to the world.