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Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

With 12 nationally ranked programs, Westphal prepares students to succeed in highly competitive art, design, and media fields. Students at Westphal are encouraged to collaborate across disciplines within the College and with other units at Drexel to produce innovative, creative work and scholarship, and to be entrepreneurial. Programs are largely studio-based with an emphasis on practical application of design and media-making skills, business acumen, and creative problem solving.

Welcome to the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

This is a dynamic and diverse community of inquisitive scholars and thoughtful learners, each focused on creating an impact in the world around us. Under the guidance of our esteemed faculty and through close collaboration with your fellow classmates, we will help you to build the knowledge and skills needed to develop as a leader in a changing world.

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Drexel Westphal Work Sampler

A sampler of student creative work from the Drexel University Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

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Westphal. Begin.

Take a closer look at the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design.

The interior of Drexel's URBN Center building

Drexel Westphal Facilities

Demos of student work

Animation & Visual Effects Student Demo Reel 2020

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What will new creative careers look like?

Sign Language, a VFX Animated Short Film

Sign Language - VFX Animated Short Film

The Drexel Symphony Orchestra

Drexel University Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert 2020

April Virtual Admitted Students Day Recording

Did you miss your Virtual Admitted Students Day? Hear about your new academic community during a recorded broadcast of the college and school welcome.

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Drexel's colleges and schools are offering exclusive virtual events for admitted students throughout April. Check your email for personal invitations to these informative events and contact a department representative with any questions.

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