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Studio Arts, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (B.F.A.) offered in the Studio Arts program of Washburn University is particularly suited to the student who intends to follow a career in the visual arts, including graphic design, photography, web design, animation, fine arts or crafts. 

Curriculum

The degree consists of 86 hours in Art, 6 hours English Composition 101 & 300, 2 hours KN 198, 3 hours MA 110 or higher, 27 hours general education (9 hours from each of the divisions), and 45 hours in upper division work. Note: All 45 hours of upper division credits can be obtained in Art.All BFA students must enter the Juried Student Exhibition at least twice during their academic career.

The Art Department Faculty, all with terminal degrees in their specialty areas, are engaged with students in and out of the classroom.  Student education is enriched through unique opportunities, including:

  • Generous scholarships
  • Travel assistance
  • Exhibition opportunities
  • Career-oriented internships
  • Regional art museum on campus

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Admission applications are processed on a continual basis. You can apply to Washburn up until one week prior to the last day to enroll for a given semester.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ceramics I
  • Sculpture I  
  • Criticism 
  • Art Since 1945  
  • Figure Drawing  
  • Art Forum 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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

    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:

    40

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • International Online Application for Admission
  • Signed and Completed Financial Disclaimer Form
  • Original Financial supporting documents, such as a current bank statement
  • USD $70 non-refundable application/processing fee. Payment options include TouchNet, money order, or bank check payable to Washburn University
  • Original transcripts
  • iBT TOEFL or IELTS score report if applying for full admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Topeka

  • 900 - 1400 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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