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Printmaking, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oakland, TN, United States
The Printmaking program offered by California College of the Arts teaches you to expand upon the rich traditions of intaglio, lithography, relief, screenprinting, photo, and digital printmaking and book arts.
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Overview

The transformative power of print

At the Printmaking program offered by California College of the Arts you’ll explore the medium’s potential as a platform for both creative expression and cultural change. With the San Francisco Bay Area as your backdrop, you’ll draw inspiration from museums, galleries, and alternative art spaces, world-renowned publishers and studios, and socially engaged nonprofits. Our position within a top art and design college gives you daily access to a creative, collaborative culture, challenging you to push beyond your notions of what art can accomplish in the world.

Potential career paths

  • Studio artist
  • Master printer
  • Educator
  • Arts or nonprofit administrator
  • Owner of a contract printing studio

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 include:

  • Printmedia Level 1 (printmedia courses in two different media)
  • Printmedia Level 2 (second semester of selected printmedia courses)
  • Digital Tools
  • Advanced Printmedia
  • Printmedia Studio Electives
  • Junior Tutorial
  • Senior Project: Printmedia

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Admission requirements

  • An online application and nonrefundable application fee of $70
  • Personal essay
  • High school and/or university transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Portfolio (log in to SlideRoom)
  • Proof of English proficiency (international applicants only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51092 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51092 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oakland

  • 1055 - 1970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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