Explore our cultural gateways

CFPCA is home to today's aspiring artists, performers, scholars, dancers, debaters, entrepreneurs and communication professionals who all represent the college's legacy of excellence in their respective fields.

From debate to dance, jazz to journalism, and ceramics to center stage, CFPCA students create captivating performances, inspire artistic and academic excellence and conduct innovative research on behalf of our Detroit community. 

At CFPCA, our creative warriors prepare for careers as entrepreneurs, performers, artists and technicians, scholars and communication experts.


Facts and figures

Alumni include a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, along with winners and nominees for the Grammy, Emmy, Tony, Golden Globe, Obie, Screen Actors Guild and Caldecott awards

Future home of the Hilberry Gateway and Gretchen C. Valade Jazz Center

CFPCA offers 17 undergraduate programs, 10 graduate programs, three graduate certificate programs

Be Inspired

At the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, inspiration is around every turn.