Cornish College of the Arts Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on October 31, 2022

An ideal school for creative students, Cornish College of the Arts is now collaborating with Shorelight to offer unique educational experiences in the visual and performing arts.

Cornish College of the Arts is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. Recognized for their design, art, and music programs, Cornish offers specialized learning opportunities in a wide range of art disciplines, and encourages students to explore and develop their creative potential.

Why Choose Cornish College of the Arts?

  1. Career-ready at graduation — 90% of Cornish students secure jobs in their field of study within six months of graduation. Notable alumni include actors Brendan Fraser and Charles Seung-hee “C.S.” Lee, as well as choreographer Merce Cunningham.

  2. Guidance from expert faculty — Through outstanding instruction and support, the faculty at Cornish encourage students to use their unique artistic views and explore their creativity in the school’s extensive visual and performing arts degree programs.

  3. Hands-on learning opportunities — Located in Seattle, Cornish enables students to benefit from exclusive internship and apprenticeship opportunities at organizations such as Nintendo, the Seattle Art Museum, and Seattle Symphony, alongside many design agencies, performance venues, and record companies.

Accolades for Cornish College of the Arts

  • #65 - Best Colleges for Music in America

  • #82 - Best Colleges for Design in America

Cornish College of the Arts Degree Programs for International Students


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interaction Design (UX)

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Game Art


  • Bachelor of Music

Interior Architecture

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture

Browse the full list of degree programs >

With an ideal learning environment to cultivate creative and innovative skills, Cornish College offers students instruction from practicing artists, state-of-the-art campus facilities, and a variety of real-world opportunities that lead to successful careers in the arts.

Learn more about the Cornish College of the Arts >