Emily Carr University

Emily Carr University of Art and Design (formerly the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design) is a public post-secondary University located on Granville Island in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Initially established in 1925 as the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, it is named after Canadian artist Emily Carr.


  • Full Time Students 1,828
  • International Students 242
  • Exchange Students 15
  • Continuing Studies Students Fall 2009/Spring 2010 2,993
  • Faculty 172
  • Staff: 99
  • Administrators: 43


Emily Carr is one of Canada's best known Art and Design institutions specializing in sustainable design, photography, new media, visual arts, media, interactive media, animation, industrial design, product design, ceramics, sculpture, communication design and general fine arts.

Current degree programs include:
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, Film/Video, Visual Arts, General Fine Arts, or Photography
  • Bachelor of Design in Communication Design or Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Media Arts
  • Masters of Applied Arts in Visual Arts, Design and Media Arts (2006)

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