Department of Art and Design


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The Cleveland State University Department of Art and Design offers undergraduate degree programs in Art History, Design, and Studio Art.
The Department of Art and Design offers THREE areas of study:
Art History
Studio Art

New & Announcements

Congratulations to our 48th Annual Student & Merit Show Award Winners.  You can check out our winners and their artwork here.  


Scholarship Opportunities:

Our scholarships are closed for the 2019-20 academic year.  Click here to meet our winners.  Check out the links below for information about our scholarship opporunties and look for submission information in early 2020.

  • FREE Tuition!! CSU/CIA post-baccalaureate program

    If you have graduated within the last five years, or if you are graduating in spring semester, you are eligible to apply to the new CSU/CIA Post-baccalaureate program! Eight recent graduates in Art from Cleveland State University will be chosen. The students who are chosen will receive one-year scholarships to further their studies at the Cleveland Institute of Art, tuition-free. Lab and tech fees are reduced from the previous year. Contact Professor Mark Slankard ( with questions.

  •  Visual Art Merit Scholarship