Some people know before kindergarten. Others find out in high school. The fact is, the arts can become the most important thing in your life at any age.
If you are ready for rigorous dedication to your craft—and if your skills and potential are of the highest caliber—then Purchase’s conservatory programs might be exactly what you’re looking for.
Our highly selective conservatory programs allow young performers, creators, and visual artists to immerse themselves in their work, while still getting an excellent liberal arts education. And it all happens on a campus that’s quiet and secluded, with room to explore and think, but also a short train ride from the most culturally dynamic city in the world.
Purchase’s School of the Arts is home to our conservatory programs in Dance, Music, and Theatre Arts; the School of Art+Design, which offers degrees in graphic design, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, interdisciplinary visual arts, and visual arts(BSVA); and the programs in arts management and entrepreneurship.
All these programs are designed to guide you into a rich and fulfilling career, while giving you the room to create the work you were born to make.