48 months
55224 USD/year
55224 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Studio Art program at Santa Clara University pairs intensive hands-on work with an emphasis on analysis, research, and writing to prepare majors for all types of creative careers.


The Studio Art program at Santa Clara University offers a comprehensive foundation that gives its majors the necessary skills to pursue graduate study or careers in the arts. Many studio art majors are using their creative skills in the computer industry and related image and graphics companies The studio art curriculum also provides non-majors the chance to express thought and feeling in a hands-on visual environment.

The Studio Art program offers courses in variety of media including drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, computer imaging, animation, graphic design, photography, and web design.

And then?

Studio Art majors learn the kind of creative problem solving sought after by companies all over Silicon Valley and across the world. You'll leave here with a well-rounded education that could take you anywhere.


Santa Clara University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Various academic and other programs within the University are also accredited by specific accrediting bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Drawing
  • Two-Dimensional Design
  • Three-Dimensional Design
  • Basic Printmaking
  • Basic Painting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you are applying as a first-year or transfer student, review those sections, as most of the steps you'll take are the same as other applicants. 
  • You'll use the Common Application and need to review our recommended courses to complete before applying. You'll need to decide if you want to apply Early or Regular Decision. And you’ll need to select one of our schools to apply to.
  • Beyond that, we require additional information from you regarding English proficiency and financial status. And, once you’ve been admitted, we can help you with your visa application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55224 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55224 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    55224 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55224 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Santa Clara

1100 - 1600 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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