48 months
61724 USD/year
61724 USD/year
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By studying Art History at Brandeis University you will gain a deep understanding of humanity’s fundamental impulse to create. 


Program Details

In the Art History at Brandeis University you will study a range of forms of visual expression, including painting, sculpture, graphics, architecture, urbanism, garden design and spectacle, as well as modern and contemporary media. You will learn how artists from different time periods and regions, influenced by environment, society and religion, have produced artifacts of lasting resonance. And you will acquire the knowledge and terminology you need to analyze the art of the past while critically engaging with the art of the present.

Specifically, you will gain a solid familiarity with core monuments and artists, as well as with the principal subfields:

  • Renaissance and Baroque art
  • Ancient and medieval art
  • Modern and contemporary art
  • Non-Western art

Our perspective is global, so we offer expertise in the art and architecture of Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. We also require you to become proficient in one studio art as a way of enhancing your appreciation of art-making.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Contemporary Art
  • Methods and Approaches in the History of Art
  • Breaking Boundaries in Contemporary Israeli Art
  • American Early 20th Century Painting and Photography: Roots and Legacy of O'Keeffe and Stieglitz
  • The Age of Rubens and Rembrandt

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Common Application.
  • $80 application fee (or fee waiver).
  • Official copies of all high school transcripts and/or GED certificate and/or marks from any externally graded national exams.
  • A school report and a letter of recommendation from a secondary school official.
  • High School Senior Grades: Send your senior midyear grades as soon as they become available. We understand this may not be until late January or early February for some students, though we encourage you to send them as soon as possible. For Early Decision applicants, submit first marking period grades, which may be first quarter or first trimester grades.
  • A letter of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    61724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61724 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Waltham

1515 - 3136 USD /month
Living costs

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


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