Bachelor On Campus

Graphic Design

University of Central Missouri

48 months
475 USD/credit 14250 USD/year
475 USD/credit 14250 USD/year
235 USD/credit 7050 USD/year
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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. 


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.

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    14250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 475 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    14250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 475 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 235 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Warrensburg

800 - 1300 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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