• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Art program offered by University of Arkansas is designed to give students the comprehensive view of society that the modern world requires.

 Students enjoy a close proximity to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, with which the School of Art has a strong relationship. The school also works closely with other local arts organizations and maintains an active presence in the communities of Northwest Arkansas. 


Our graduates find job in the following areas:

  • Media 
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Art Education
  • Diversity, Pedagogy, & Visual Culture.
  • Special Topics in Art Education
  • Curriculum Design & Teaching Practices in Art Education.
  • Teaching Art in Elementary Schools.
  • Teaching Art to Special Populations. 
  • Teaching Art in Secondary Schools
  • Community Art
  • Public School Art
  • Special Topics in Art Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • New freshman applicants should have a high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, and an ACT score of 20 or higher, or the SAT equivalent 

Freshman applicants who did not graduate from an Arkansas public school or Arkansas public charter school should complete (or be in the process of completing) a minimum of 16 high school academic units as follows:

  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of Math
  • 3 units of Sciences with lab experience
  • 3 units of Social Science
  • Other Subjects: 1/2 unit of Oral Communication, 1/2 unit of Physical Education, 1/2 unit of Health and Safety, 1/2 unit of Fine Art.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7568 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fayetteville

  • 930 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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