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Our academic programs foster curiosity and critical thinking, illuminating the human experience through collaboration, applied learning, and artistic practice.

What Do You Want to Study?

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Explore your curiosity and let your creativity thrive.

School of Music

Immerse yourself in the School of Music through a major program or by participating in an ensemble. Our community is open to anyone who has a passion for music. Gain a foundation of skills that prepare you for a successful future as a true visionary and creative thinker.

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Wonsook Kim School of Art

The Wonsook Kim School of Art at Illinois State University is your place to create, inspire, and develop as a visual artist. While preparing for a future career, you will be part of a dynamic community.

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School of Theatre and Dance

The School of Theatre and Dance provides pre-professional training to dedicated young actors, dancers, designers and educators. Students are invited to Play Boldly in their creative theatre and dance endeavors!

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Creative Technologies

Creative Technologies at Illinois State combines interdisciplinary arts innovation and integrated technology. It is your entryway to an exciting future in game design or multimedia.

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Meet Our Faculty

Study with highly trained educators and practicing artists/scholars in specialized studios, laboratories, and classrooms.

Study Abroad

Learn and perform in culturally rich destinations all over the world on one of our faculty led study abroad opportunities.

Study Abroad