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As the only school in the University of Wisconsin System dedicated exclusively to the arts, the Peck School serves more than 2,100 students, offering some of the most exciting and innovative programs in dance, film, music, theatre, art and design, musical theatre, and inter-arts available at any university in America.

With our commitment to giving students ample opportunity to apply their training to real-world situations, Peck School graduates are prepared for careers as studio and performing artists, designers, arts educators, technicians, critics, scholars and arts managers. That's why many of our alumni play influential roles in local, regional and national professional arts organizations and educational institutions, deepening the support we have from every cultural organization in town.

Future Students 

Peck School Students Benefit From...

  • Classroom and studio instruction by the school's faculty of nationally and internationally recognized artists and scholars.
  • Long-term and short-term artist residencies in all fields, from chamber music to filmmaking, from choreographers to directors to visual artists.
  • More than 350 public dance, theatre and music performances, film screenings and art exhibitions every year, showcasing student work and attracting audiences throughout metro Milwaukee.

Whether your goal is to create art, teach art or work to support the arts, degree programs at the Peck School of the Arts suit a variety of needs and interests. Students specialize and customize their training with more than 20 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus a wealth of sub-majors, minors and professional certificates.

Check us out today! And let us know how we can help you begin your academic career with us. Have questions about becoming a student at the Peck School of the Arts? Visit contact.uwm.edu.

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