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Fine Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elizabeth, NJ, United States
Majors of the Fine Arts programme from Kean University create works of art that engage and inspire. At Kean, fine arts students work with a variety of mediums, developing original pieces that express powerful emotions and concepts.
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The Fine Arts programme from Kean University is distinguished by individualized advising and mentoring. Our students learn how to develop and market their art from working artists who are leaders in their fields. 

Kean fine arts majors exhibit their work in the University’s many galleries and enjoy trips to world-renowned museums in New York City, a global center for the visual arts. Internship opportunities are available in local galleries, arts centers, businesses and artists' studios, paving the way for our students' professional success.  

What You Learn

In Kean’s fine arts program, you will acquire and apply a well-rounded knowledge of art history, theory and techniques.

  • Create visual art in different mediums using a variety of methods, including drawing, painting, computer art, illustration, ceramics, sculpture, photography, metals and jewelry, printmaking, woodworking and furniture
  • Develop an artist’s portfolio and learn how to market, sell and exhibit your work
  • Hone your creative and critical thinking skills and enhance your ability to communicate effectively

Kean offers a B.A. in Fine Arts and a BFA degree in studio art.*

Studio art options for specialization include: painting/drawing, illustration, photography, printmaking, furniture/woodworking, ceramics and digital media.

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:
  • Watercolor 
  • Life Drawing
  • Painting Workshop 
  • Introductory Printmaking 
  • Inter. Printmaking 
  • Advanced Printmaking
  • Independent Study 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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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    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

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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