• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ashland, OR, United States
Art from Southern Oregon University is a competitive option designed for students seeking a professional career in the arts and is well-suited to those interested in pursuing an MFA after graduation. Upon acceptance to the BFA, students join a cohort of engaged peers under the mentorship of award-winning faculty.
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Overview

Art from Southern Oregon University requires more rigorous study than the BA/BS, which allows students to focus on developing a dynamic artistic practice. Additionally, BFA requirements include a mid-program presentation, a written thesis, and a solo exhibition. Students working toward a BFA can expect in-depth study in contemporary art theory and an emphasis on producing a cohesive body of work.

Careers

  • Professional Artist
  • Photographer
  • Sculptor/Fabricator
  • Ceramicist
  • Art Director
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Video Editor
  • Animator
  • Arts Educator
  • Arts Administrator
  • Interactive/Multimedia Producer
  • Gallery/Museum Professional

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:

  • Art and Music of the Twentieth Century to Present 
  • Art, Culture, and Technology
  • History of Collaborative Art and Social Practice
  • Art, Culture, and Politics 
  • Activist Artists and Work in the Community 
  • History of American Art 
  • Italian Renaissance Art 
  • Early Modern Art 
  • Contemporary Art: 1945-Present 
  • Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Art 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    5.5

    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:

    520

    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

  • Complete the online international student application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts from your high school, including an English-language version. Depending on your country, documents are called transcripts, marks sheets, A-Levels, or a Secondary Leaving Certificate.
  • Submit official transcripts for any completed university-level coursework.
  • Send a copy of your high school diploma.
  • Submit official English Proficiency exam results, or attend the Intensive English Program.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) Minimum Criteria: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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