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Graphic Design, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Graphic designers have a powerful impact on the products we use, websites we visit and marketing messages we see. At UND, you’ll gain the skills to pursue a successful career in a variety of industries.

Why Study Graphic Design at University of North Dakota?

Explore your creative side and discover new ways to present your artistic ideas. The B.F.A. in Graphic Design at UND provides the flexibility you need to experiment and the skills you need to thrive.

The only program in the state that teaches web design and letterpress design, our program is accredited by the NASAD in affiliation with AIGA. It combines an intense focus in graphic design with studies in areas such as:

  • Drawing and painting
  • Printmaking
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry and metalsmithing

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:

  • Basic Design
  • Visual Persuasion
  • Drawing
  • History of Art
  • Printmaking
  • Black and White Photography
  • Color Photography
  • Timebased Media: Time design and Digital Media
  • History of Graphic Design 
  • Graphic Design Foundations
  • Typography 
  • Advanced Graphic Design 
  • Graphic Design Internship 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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:

    525

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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