B.A. On Campus

Graphic Design and Digital Media

Suny Cortland

48 months
16980 USD/year
16980 USD/year
7070 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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You’ll start with a critical core of studio foundations and art history while also getting in-depth exposure to the changing area of new media as you study graphic design and digital media.Work directly with digital video, digital photography and audio and multimedia production in technology laboratory settings on this Graphic Design and Digital Media program from Suny Cortland.


Upon successful completion of this Graphic Design and Digital Media program at Suny Cortland , students will be able to:

  • Utilize the elements of art and principles of design.
  • Execute visual and written/verbal skills applicable to the presentation of their work.
  • Understand the ways in which art, media, and culture affect each other and society-at-large.
  • Analyze critically works of art from traditional to nontraditional mediums, diverse genres, and a wide range of historical periods and geographical locations, demonstrating comprehension of global perspectives in visual culture.
  • Evaluate works of art/design using a personalized visual vocabulary that expresses knowledge, awareness and dialog with historical and contemporary influences within arts, humanities, sciences and technology.
  • Formulate visuals through problem solving, research, graphic design practice and emerging media. Demonstrate an understanding of principles of visual organization/composition/form, information hierarchy, typography, and symbolic representation.

Career Potential

  • Graphic designer
  • Digital image creator
  • Web page designer
  • Advertising artist
  • Animator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Drawing
  • Design
  • Photography
  • Printmaking 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16980 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16980 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cortland

874 - 1904 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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