ACAD at a glance

ACAD at a glance

Founded
1926

Location
Calgary
Alberta, Canada

Local population
1.2 million

Total studio space
0ft²
(plus designated home studios
for 3rd + 4th year students)

Number of Students
0
(2014) Average age of undergrads: 23

0%
female

0%
male

Number of countries
represented by students

0

Amount of scholarships + bursaries awarded in 2015
$450,000+

The Experience

1:16
Average faculty/student ratio

15
Average studio class size

More
Governor General Award winning faculty than any other post-secondary institution in Canada

Degrees + Subject Areas

BDES
Bachelor of Design

  • Photography
  • Visual Communication Design

BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Fibre
  • Glass
  • Jewellery + Metals
  • Media Arts
  • Painting
  • Print Media
  • Sculpture

MFA
Master of Fine Arts
in Craft Media

  • Ceramics
  • Fibre
  • Glass
  • Jewellery + Metals

Galleries

Illingworth Kerr

Marion Nicoll
+ 8 other student run galleries

Substantial Equivalency

logo of NASCAD

National Association of Schools of Art and Design