Jordan College of the Arts
As an artist, you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your field, surrounded by people who push you to be better. And at Jordan College of the Arts, that’s exactly what you’ll find. The mission of JCA is to create artist-citizens that shape the community—and the world—around them. And since it’s at the heart of Indianapolis’ thriving art scene, you’ll be able to get real-world experience while you grow as an artist.
What sets JCA apart from other art schools is Butler’s emphasis on a foundational liberal arts program. This emphasis explores and teaches the interrelatedness of all the arts, as well as the context in which artists create. The national-level conservatory instruction combined with a holistic understanding of where you fit into the world as an artist provides an unmatched perspective and artistic intelligence that prepares you for a lifetime of success.
Arts at Butler
View the arts calendars and discover why our students are at the heart of the cultural community.
Alumni Survey Results
A 2012 national alumni survey highlights the strengths of a degree from the Jordan College of the Arts.