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About the School of Art and Design

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The NIU School of Art and Design program is one of the best education values for art students.

  • Faculty of more than 40 artists, designers and scholars.
  • Long-standing quality of the School of Art and Design's programs.
  • Location near the population centers of northern Illinois.
  • Competitiveness of its educational costs.

 A fully-accredited world-class education 

  • Institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) since 1969.
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.