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Graphic Communications, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Menominee, WI, United States
Examples of graphic communication are everywhere you look. But professionals in publishing, marketing and packaging are evolving beyond single channel strategies. They are finding great success in integrating multiple channels—print, web, e-mail, mobile technology and social media—in a cross-media approach to connect with customers in entirely new ways.


UW-Stout's Graphic Communications program is the premier graphics program in the Midwest, preparing you for an exciting career in graphics, printing, marketing, imaging or an associated industry. As a Graphic Communications major, you'll learn to be a leader, motivator and communicator who can deal with marketing campaigns, the design process, graphics workflows, business issues and production efficiency.

The fast-growing graphic communications field uses multiple media channels for marketing and promotion. Cross-media campaigns typically include printed direct mail, e-mail blasts, web micro-sites, or social media integration and may utilize mobile technology to access related online content. Graphic Communications is often data-driven to produce personalized content for each recipient, making it more relevant and effective. It encompasses all phases of the graphics process—from design, through production and delivery of products and services. Students make great use of technology—equipment, computers, software and systems—to create a wide variety of projects. The blend of software, graphics technology, business and project management produces graduates that are in high demand. The great variety of opportunities in Graphic Communications is attractive to many different students. Those interested in art and design, graphics software, business, marketing, technology, graphic arts and communication are all encouraged to explore this program.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Graphic Communications
  • Graphics Software Tools
  • Premedia Graphics Production
  • Press Systems
  • Postpress Operations
  • Graphic Communications Professional Practices
  • Cooperative Education Experience

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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

  • Application
  • $100 Application fee
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Declaration of Finances
  • Official/Attested Academic Records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17140 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9395 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9395 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Menominee

  • 1328 - 2210 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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