Mission Statement

The University of New Orleans School of the Arts provides the highest caliber of education at both the baccalaureate and graduate levels to students aspiring to become artists, scholars, and arts administrators, in an environment that nurtures creative and intellectual development, fosters collaboration among disciplines, embraces diversity, and encourages community engagement. Located within a culturally vibrant and diverse city, the School of the Arts seeks to provide transformative experiences for its students and the community it serves through innovative and extraordinary educational programs and cultural events.