Lead On, Creatively

Mission & Vision

The College of Fine Arts at TCU is an inclusive arts college where students flourish, diverse and innovative perspectives are encouraged and passion is transformed into practice.


TCU College of Fine Arts prepares the next generation of creative leaders in the arts and champions the value of the arts as essential for learning and living in a global society.


Our vision is to inspire creativity and collaboration at the intersection of tradition and innovation, creating a world-class center for the arts.


  • Preparing students to convert passion into practice
  • Cultivating mentorship in the TCU community and beyond
  • Nurturing curiosity, critical inquiry and problem solving
  • Guiding student to accept personal responsibility
  • Embracing diversity, inclusiveness, global awareness and freedom of expression