Studying in Boston

Located in the cultural heart of Boston, the Department of Art + Design boasts strong working relationships with the city’s foremost institutions—the Museum of Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art, and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—as well as its burgeoning population of designers, tech entrepreneurs and independent game developers.


Countless opportunities—and a community of creative entrepreneurs

Between its rich cultural history, thriving creative community, and mainstay industries like technology, healthcare, and education, Boston affords Art + Design students a wealth of experiences and opportunities to bring their craft to bear in meaningful, tangible, and incredibly diverse settings.

Whether you want to reinvent the patient experience in area hospitals, experiment with machine learning algorithms, explore games as an expressive medium, or run a fully functional, student-led studio with real clients, real management, and real work, you can do it at CAMD. Here, students push the limits of their creative capabilities, participate in an expansive and growing professional landscape, and refine their path to a successful and rewarding career in art and design.