Bachelor On Campus


Wayne State University

48 months
29754 USD/year
29754 USD/year
13922 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The BFA in Art degree provides a focused Painting program at Wayne State University that prepares students for a professional career or graduate school


The Painting and Drawing program, which has a long history of producing nationally prominent artists, offers a diverse array of courses designed to prepare students pursuing careers in art. 

It is based on providing a solid foundation in painting and drawing fundamentals through a rich exploration of tradiational media and techniques. Intermediate and advanced courses encourage students to develop a critical and conceptual approach to their contemporary art and culture. 

The Painting program at Wayne State University includes a graduate curriculum offering Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in both Painting and Drawing.

What will I study?

  • To train students to develop aptitudes and an aesthetic understanding appropriate to the art of painting.
  • To understand the importance of deliberate and informed action in painting.
  • To value the intuitive and less rational in the painting process.
  • To fully utilize painting's expressiveness.
  • To acquire a broad range of technical skills and knowledge of painting media.
  • To appreciate the responsibility and significance of a commitment to making art.
  • To develop an heightened awareness of his/her own needs and purposes as an artist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Oil Painting
  • Watercolor Painting 
  • Introduction to Alternative Painting Media
  • Figure Painting: Water Media
  • Figure Painting: Oil and Other Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school or secondary school academic perfomance
  • ACT or SAT score (required for automatic merit scholarship consideration by Undergraduate Admissions
  • Rigor of high school curriculum
  • Meeting Wayne State's English proficiency requirements
  • Any other supporting documentation requested

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13922 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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