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Photography, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Why Photography at Andrews

  • The Photography program of Andrews University is the longest-running and best-equipped Adventist photography program around. We teach you to not only improve your photo skills, but to learn through a lens of faith.
  • Our program is designed with you in mind. We provide practical, hands-on experience with requirements like your Senior Project and Portfolio. You’ll even get training in website marketing.
  • Photograph on campus, or take your camera abroad. Our study tours let you snap pictures in Europe, the Middle East or India. You can even take courses overseas through Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA).
  • Looking for local inspiration? Andrews is just ten minutes from the sunsets and sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, and many small towns near campus have vibrant art galleries and cafes to experience.
  • Good photographers have qualities like creativity, imagination and determination. Our degrees will cultivate these skills so you can find success in a competitive marketplace.

Careers in Photography

Artists like you are needed in nearly every field. From public relations to scientific research, books, manuscripts, journalism and social media, creative imagery serves a great need. Other careers include commercial, portrait and wedding photography, advertising, illustration and more. Picture yourself at Andrews yet?

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Imaging
  • Advanced Photography
  • Color Photography
  • Business Of Photography
  • Advanced Digital Imaging

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 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.

Funding

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