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Photography, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Edinboro, PA, United States
The study of Applied Media Arts - Photography at Edinboro University begins with digital capture and expands to instruction in film and darkroom techniques, as well as the use of large format cameras. Studio photography in the contemporary fine art context and its commercial applications are also explored.
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Overview

Internship classes at Edinboro University at area studios and institutions are strongly encouraged. Many graduates of the program work as freelance photographers. Other graduates work in studios, publishing, museums or corporate/institutional photography departments. Some work as newspaper/documentary photographers, and some enter the teaching profession after completing a graduate degree.

Learning outcomes

Photography students seeking careers in photo-journalism or medical photography may want to consider pursuing minors in journalism or biology, respectively. A number of students have combined photographic studies with course work in the communications area to prepare for entry into the television and media fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Two-Dimensional Design 
  • Three-Dimensional Design 
  • Four-Dimensional Design 
  • Color 
  • Drawing 
  • Introduction Graphic Design 
  • Film & Video Production
  • Photography 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    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

High school seniors applying for admission to Edinboro University will be automatically offered a seat in the Honors College if they meet the following criteria:

  • 1200 SAT or 25 ACT AND 3.5 GPA
  • OR 1100 SAT or 22 ACT AND 3.75 GPA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6559 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5787 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3858 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Edinboro

  • 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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