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Graphic Design, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #369 (BCR) Warrensburg, MO, United States
You’ll gain hands-on experience through studio courses and access to a 24-hour lab that features state-of-the-art equipment, hardware and software. We offer a bachelor degree in Graphic Design at the University of Central Missouri. 
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Overview

Your Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of Central Missouri will help you develop the creative talents and technical skills you need to become a graphic designer. Since 1986, the Department of Art and Design at UCM has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). 

Since UCM is the only state-supported, four-year school in Missouri with NASAD accreditation, you’ll earn a graphic design degree that is respected and recognized in the industry.  

Learn By Doing

  • You’ll learn the theoretical and practical aspects of graphic design from highly experienced faculty members. 
  • These dedicated educators will help you master creative problem-solving skills, gain conceptual and aesthetic judgment and use technology as a design tool. 
  • Your graphic design degree will prepare you for careers, including advertising agency art director to a variety of graphic designer positions.

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: 

  • Orientation to Graphic Technologies 
  • Digital PreMedia Fundamentals
  • Technical Problems in Graphics 
  • Principles of Web Media 
  • Introduction to Packaging
  • Pre-Media Applications - Adobe Illustrator 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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 the International Student Application
  • Pay the non-refundable $75 application fee
  • Prove English proficiency
  • Provide financial support letter
  • Provide a bank statement with adequate funds
  • Official Transcripts 
  • Photocopy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    235 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 235 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Warrensburg

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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