The College of Visual Arts (CVA) in St. Paul, Minnesota is a private, accredited, four-year college of art and design offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fine arts, graphic design, illustration, fashion design, and photography. The fine arts degree offers concentrations in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.
CVA began as one of the first learning environments in the Twin Cities specifically designed to ignite the creativity of artists and designers. CVA is one of a handful of art and design colleges in the U.S. that provides an arts education steeped in the liberal arts. With an enrollment of approximately 200 students and a faculty of 50, CVA offers a low student-teacher ratio. The College is one of only two private art and design colleges in Minnesota. The College announced in January of 2013 that it's doors would be closing forever effective in June.
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