Örebro Art College runs a two year education in fine art. All students have their own studio space and free selection among the courses of the college. Every semester the college does a extensive trip (the cost for this is part of the semester fee). The recent years more than 50% of the students that have applied for fine art on university level, has been accepted.
The college was founded by Mats Nilsson. Until 1999 it was part of the educational association Studieframjandet. Since then the college has been completely self-contained. It is one of approximately 15 preparatory art schools in Sweden.
The collegs is run and owned by the non-profit society The Friends of Örebro Art College. This is a member of FRIKS, Free Art and Handicraft Educations. The society also has some other activities such as courses, lectures, exhibitions, art lottery and more. An important part of the activities are the scholarships that the society presents to young artists.
Membership in The Friends of Örebro Art College cost 150 sek for a single person, 300 sek for a family, company or organization.
The board of The Friends of Örebro Art College is also the board of Orebro Art College. Presently the members of the board are Kerstin Wagner (chairman), Thomas Esbjörnsson (treasurer), Peter Ekström (secretary), Mats Nilsson, Lena Ryö, Anna-Karin Wulgué, Loulou Cherinet, Cecilia Jansson, Marja-leena Sillanpää, Ulf Lernhammar, Jan-Erik Sahlberg, Richard Kennett and Jens Haraldsson.