• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Columbia, MS, United States
The Ceramics emphasis from Mississippi University for Women is designed to provide a learning environment and experience that prepares students for careers in ceramics. Students will learn various technical methods of clay construction, such as coil, slab, slip casting, and wheel to apply in traditional and nontraditional formats.
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Students of the Ceramics emphasis from Mississippi University for Women will also learn clay composition, glaze chemistry and kiln construction as well as kiln firing in our variety of kilns. 

We have two standard electric kilns, a cone 12 electric kiln, large gas kiln, wood kiln and two raku kilns as well as the ability to pit fire ceramics. We have a clay making facility where students are taught to mix a variety of different types of clay for any purpose. Ten electric pottery wheels, six large hand building tables and a state of the art glaze mixing lab complete the ceramics facilities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ceramics 
  • Advanced Ceramics
  • Special Topics in Fine Arts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Step 1: Apply for undergraduate admissions and submit $70 application fee. Applications will NOT be processed without payment of this fee. 

  • Step 2: Official transcripts* from your high school or secondary institution. Leaving certificates are acceptable as well.*If the MUW Office of Admissions is unable to adequately evaluate your transcript(s), you may be asked to have them evaluated by an outside source such as the World Education Services. 

  • Step 3: Offical TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE* scores and ACT (18 or higher) or SAT (860 or higher) scores for international students.

  • Step 4: Statements of Financial Backing and Support Form for international students.

  • Step 5: Student Health Agreement Form for international students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3420 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3420 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3420 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3420 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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