• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Boston, MA, United States
You'll learn to navigate our visual world in a dynamic and meaningful way here at Simmons College. And you'll gain the skills needed to research, experiment and solve problems creatively, no matter what your career. The B.A. in Art is offered at Simmons College.
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Through art history, you'll develop an understanding of diverse cultures—past and present. In studio art offered by Simmons College, you will learn to express your own ideas visually. Or choose arts administration and prepare for roles in museums, performing arts groups and other cultural organizations.

The Department of Art & Music adds vibrancy to both the Simmons and Boston communities. See what's going on in the Trustman Art Gallery, and check our Student Portfolio site to see some recent work.


Our students go on to successful careers in museums, education, marketing, development and public relations. They become artists, doctors, professors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and designers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History
  • Studio Art
  • Draw What You See 
  • Color Studio 
  • The Poetry of Photography 
  • Color Photography CSI

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • Letters of recommendation (one from a teacher and one from a counselor/advisor)
  • Essay/Personal Statement
  • Co-curricular activities
  • Leadership experience
  • College/university transcripts (if applicable)
  • Interview (recommended, but not required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20425 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20425 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    40850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20425 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 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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