Why Tyler?

The Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s offer is simple but powerful: We will spark your creative growth, your intellectual exploration and your professional preparation.

Regardless of the path that you choose from our broad menu of academic programs, we promise that you’ll learn how to be a bold, critical and creative thinker—the most versatile and valued skill in any profession.

At Tyler, you’ll have access to:

  • a close-knit, collaborative community of makers, thinkers and boundary-pushers who are committed to social change
  • a faculty recognized as some of the most innovative and distinguished artists, designers, educators, art historians and planners working today—all dedicated to teaching and one-on-one mentorship
  • unparalleled facilities, with all the space you’ll need to think, create and act big
  • a visionary center for public exhibitions
  • the resources of Temple University, a leading public research university and one of the best values in higher education
  • the city of Philadelphia, a hub of professional and cultural opportunity
  • study abroad programs in Rome, Tokyo and elsewhere across the world
  • a global network of loyal and influential alumni

Whether you're a prospective first-year-undergraduate, transfer or graduate student, visit us soon or apply today.