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Why CADA?

UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts (CADA) is a college of visual and performing artists, designers, architects, historians and museum professionals. We educate and mentor the next generation of cultural producers. We offer a range of academic programs spanning across evolving creative disciplines, organized under four schools.

Immersed in the vibrant urban fabric of Chicago, we recognize that myriad possibilities arise when smart, energetic artists, designers, and scholars engage with the city.

Check out all of our degree programs below.

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Get more information on how to apply, or for any questions, email cadainfo@uic.edu.

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Whether you’re applying as a Freshman, Transfer, International or Inter-College student we offer several undergraduate and graduate programs.

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