Coronavirus Important Updates

A Professional Degree in Fine Art

Most Undergrads Move On to Careers or Grad School

A bachelor's degree in fine art from Seton Hill University will prepare you for graduate study (M.F.A.), or to begin a career in art or visually related professions. With the ability to specialize in either 2D or 3D art, Seton Hill students are equipped with the skills and experience they need to move forward into their dream careers in the arts.

Get the Information You Need to Move Forward.

Fill out our easy online request for information form

Why Earn a B.F.A. in Fine Art at Seton Hill University?Apple Distinguished School

As a student in this program, you will take courses in various aspects of the arts, working side-by-side with professional artists who will mentor you to achieve your artistic goals through:

  • the opportunity to specialize in painting, sculpture, clay or metals vs. 2D or 3D
  • classes in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, metalsmithing and clay
  • fieldwork and apprenticeships in places such as the Carnegie Museum of Art and The Guggenheim MuseumThe Seton Hill Arts Center has received 5 Design Awards
  • work and study in our state-of-the-art facilities, including the Seton Hill Arts Center, in our downtown campus
  • the use of your own MacBook Air laptop - Seton Hill provides this to all full-time freshmen as part of our Mobile Learning Program

Internships, Apprenticeships & Careers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field of fine arts is expected to stay strong through 2029. Students in Seton Hill University's Arts Programs have a long and successful history of securing coveted apprenticeships and internships in their areas of interest. 

Seton Hill University has a nationally recognized Career and Professional Development CenterSeton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) will begin working with you from your first semester, supplying you with the professional and job preparation skills that you'll need to succeed on and off the Hill. Even better - as a Seton Hill alum, you have career services at the CPDC for life. 

Faculty99% of incoming freshmen receive aid

At Seton Hill University, your professors aren't just educational instructors - they're artists and professionals with a variety of skills and experiences to share. You'll have the opportunity to work with skilled faculty in various aspects of the arts. 

Schedule a Visit to Seton Hill University!Ready to Take Your Next Step Forward?

Apply online at any time! Seton Hill University features streamlined admissions requirements and a comprehensive aid program. Interested in seeing campus? Schedule a campus visit (online or in-person) if you haven't been up the Hill yet. You never know - you may just see your future from here. 

To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, fill out our online Request for Information form. You may also call us any time at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234, or send an email to