• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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  • Small, interactive art classes. Practical, hands-on internships. Exciting study abroad opportunities. These all come together at Arcadia to give you the tools you need to think creatively and make the most of whatever career path you choose. With so many different professional options to explore, the art world is more multi-faceted now than ever before. In Arcadia’s supportive liberal arts setting, you’ll acquire the diverse skills and experience you need to thrive as an artist and a person.
  • Arcadia University’s NASAD-accredited (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) visual arts program combines the intimacy and individual attention of a small school with the depth and diversity of ambitious study abroad opportunities, offering you a unique and rewarding college experience. Home to an internationally known art gallery, Arcadia offers 12 different art concentrations, as well as a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum. Located just a short drive from Philadelphia, Arcadia provides exciting opportunities for real-world art exploration and hands-on internships.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Drawing I
  • Drawing II
  • Renaissance to Modern Art
  • History of Modern Architecture
  • Renaissance Art
  • Baroque Art

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts. Official High School Transcripts (in English )
  • Test Scores. International students must submit either SAT/ACT or Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Declaration of Financial Support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Glenside

  • 1000 - 1500 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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