Accomplished faculty instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
Student competitions, gallery exhibitions and portfolio development help students prepare for life as professional artists. With the knowledge and skills they gained at EU, graduates enjoy success across the U.S. and around the world.
Edinboro students thrive in an exciting, artistic environment. Visiting artists provide inspiration, student organizations offer support, and exceptional studio facilities enable them to develop their own personal aesthetic.
Extraordinary opportunities for professional growth. As a Graphic & Interactive Design student, you will acquire a strong foundation in composition and visual organization. As you become familiar with techniques and software applications, you will become a problem-solver and find your own voice as a designer. You will explore topics that range from graphic design history and theory to advanced typography and print and interactive design. You will become skilled at web design, motion graphics, corporate identity, publication design and packaging design. In addition, you will learn and grow as you:
Take advantage of travel abroad opportunities to explore the art and design of London, Paris and Amsterdam.
Participate in a valuable Design Practicum course that allows you to interact with clients and build your own professional portfolio.
Network with nationally known designers who visit campus to deliver lectures, review portfolios and judge senior design exhibition.
Join the design team for Chimera, Edinboro University’s journal of art and literature, which has won more than 25 regional, national and international awards for excellence in design.
Enter regional, national and international juried competitions, such as the HOW International Design Awards, the UCDA National Student Competition, Starpack International Packaging Competition, the American Advertising Awards, the AIGA regional design competition and others.
Alumni from the Graphic & Interactive Design program are out in the world, making us proud. They’re finding success working as designers at regional, national and international companies, including:
American Eagle Outfitters
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Mullen Lowe U.S.
The Invisible Party
The Pittsburgh Pirates
Find yourself in our vibrant community of artists.