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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.

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

At Seton Hill, you'll 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.
  • Taking courses in various aspects of the arts while working side-by-side with professional artists who will become your mentors.

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  • Fieldwork and apprenticeships in places such as the Carnegie Museum of Art and The Guggenheim Museum.
  • The use of your own MacBook Air laptop, provided to all full-time traditional bachelor's degree program students as part of our Mobile Learning Program.
  • Learning and creating in our state-of-the-art facilities, including the Seton Hill Arts Center.

Arts Center

Arts CenterSeton Hill's award-winning Arts Center features sculpture, graphic design, metalsmithing, clay, photography, printmaking and drawing studios, in addition to welding facilities and a foundry. The Center contains a full digital fabrication lab with extrusion and resin printers, laser engravers and a water jet machine. Our 3D printers can achieve the accuracy of  stone setting, or print objects up to one meter tall. Equipment used by studio art students includes:


  • Ultimaker S5
  • Optimus P1 Large format 3D printer
  • Ender 3 Pro printer (7)
  • Makerbot Replicator 2X
  • Formlabs Form 2 resin printer
  • Longer Orange 30 resin printer


  • Einscan Pro 2x Handheld
  • Occipital Structure scanner for iPad


  • Glowforge Laser engraver
  • Wazer Desktop waterjet
  • Boxzy 3 in 1 Mill/engraver/printer

 The Center also houses three exhibit spaces: the (outdoor) Art Yard, Harlan Gallery and Harris Gallery. 

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, which assist in career development. 

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. 

FacultyExpert Faculty

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. 

Ready to Take Your Next Step Forward?How to Apply

Apply online for free at any time! Seton Hill University features streamlined admissions requirements and a comprehensive aid program. Interested in seeing campus? Schedule a campus visit. 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