Explore your creativity CFPCA
Established in 1986, the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts (CFPCA) serves 2,200 students majoring in 16 undergraduate and 11 graduate programs through its departments above. CFPCA's location offers students easy access to the very best of the cultural riches of Detroit and the region: museums, galleries and professional performance venues. Equally important, students benefit from numerous internship opportunities in industry, advertising, public relations, newspapers and national broadcast network affiliates. Prospective students, find your CFPCA major today at creative.wayne.edu.
Bob and Maggie Allesee
Arts and Communication Supporters and PhilanthropistsRead more
S. Epatha Merkerson
Theatre alumna S. Epatha Merkerson is a Broadway, film and TV actorRead more
Journalism alumnae wins Pulitzer PrizeRead more
2014 alumnus named one of two Rosemary and David Good FellowsRead more
We create, disseminate and apply new knowledge as well as preserve existing knowledge. Knowledge is broadly constituted; artistic, creative, critical, experiential, and scientific understandings are equally important. Creativity, innovation and discovery are our core competencies.
100,000 people attend CFPCA exhibits, lectures and performances every year, making this college the cultural gateway of Wayne State University and connecting the university's 28,000 students and 7,000 employees to the community and to its museums, galleries, libraries, theatres and other venues where CFPCA's 2,200 students show their artwork, present their research or perform on stage or in concert.