New Brunswick College of Craft and Design
457 Queen St.
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
The New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) is a small but mighty college. We nurture creative entrepreneurship and the hands-on skills necessary for an artistic career. With 80 years of history behind our curriculum, our programs provide a firm foundation for professional practice. As a graduate, you will become a life-long member of a community of artists with thriving careers around the world.
Our campus consists of two 19th-century brick buildings in Fredericton, New Brunswick’s vibrant downtown core, as well as our nearby library and galleries. We are just steps away from a vibrant selection of restaurants, galleries, trails, and the picturesque St. John River.
One-Year Certificate Programs: Foundation Visual Arts, Advanced Studio Practice
Two-Year Diploma Programs: Indigenous Visual Arts, Ceramics, Digital Media, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Jewellery/Metal Arts, Photography, Textile Design
Degree Program: Bachelor of Applied Arts (2 Years at UNB + 2 Years at NBCCD)
YOU WILL BUILD A CAREER
It’s not only about making art, craft and design – we also have an entrepreneurial focus. You will learn how to display, photograph, write about, market, price and sell your work. You will take part in real-world opportunities like trade shows, craft sales, fashion shows, and practicums.
YOU CAN AFFORD TO CHASE YOUR PASSION
As a public institution, NBCCD provides an exceptional educational experience with tuition and fees that are among the most affordable in Canada – tuition is $3382 CAD for Canadian Students/Permanent Residents and $7440 CAD for International Students.
YOU ARE NOT JUST A NUMBER
You will be part of a tight-knit community of less than 350 students in the College, with an average of 18 students per class in Foundation Visual Arts and 12 students in the Diplomas.
YOU WILL BE ON A FIRST-NAME BASIS WITH YOUR INSTRUCTORS
With such small class sizes, you get tons of one- on-one time with your teachers, all of whom are practicing artisans and designers who will introduce you to a network of professionals.
For detailed information about all of our programs, visit our Viewbook.
To learn about real visual arts careers in New Brunswick, read Issue 13 of CreatedHere Magazine, Working Art.