With excellent faculty, facilities and resources, the Allen R. Hite Art Institute is the largest studio art program, and the only Ph.D. program in art history in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Institute has over 550 undergraduate majors, 60 graduate students, 23 full-time faculty members and a full-time staff of six.
The Hite Art Institute offers B.A. Degrees in Studio Art and Art History and B.F.A. Degrees in 2-D Studios, 3-D Studios, Communication Art & Design, and Interior Architecture. The Institute also offers an interdisciplinary M.A. program which provides an integrated core curriculum bringing together art historians, artists and museum professionals in an innovative setting and allowing students to explore research topics and obtain degrees in Studio Art, Art History and Critical & Curatorial Studies.