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Campus Life

A Private Arts School Experience

The Alabama Center for the Arts is very unique. It provides the most affordable path to an arts degree while offering a private arts college experience.

Explore the experience of attending a small, personal arts college in a historic downtown that is beautiful and safe. The main campus is small and beautiful located in the middle of downtown Decatur. The two main buildings, one for performing arts; and one for visual arts, are modern and beautiful with state-of-the-art features. The campus is growing and three additional buildings are in the works, all located within a few blocks of the main campus.

Live in the Alabama Center for the Arts Downtown Residence Hall!

This new, modern residence hall is a 3-story building with a total of 49 apartments.

The living facility offers 49 apartments in various configurations: 11 studios, 19 one-bedroom units, and 19 two-bedroom units. These apartments include both ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant units and adaptable units.

Student Groups

Our thriving campus is home to a multitude of student groups where you will find your community and spend time with your closest friends.
Our student groups offer an inclusive and vibrant space for you to explore, collaborate, and grow as an artist.

Explore What’s Happening

Check out our events calendar to see all upcoming activities, or look at what’s playing now in our theatre, concert hall, or gallery!