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Art - BFA Concentration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Work closely with accomplished professors who exhibit regionally, nationally, and internationally and explore new developments in art and a wide range of media and techniques.  The Art - BFA Concentration program is offered by Saint Mary's College.
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Overview

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) ,Art - BFA Concentration, offered by Saint Mary's College is the professional degree in studio art. Specialize in one of the following areas: ceramics, fibers, new media art, painting, photo media, printmaking, or sculpture. Each semester you present your current studio work in our galleries for assessment by the art faculty, which ensures you’re progressing through the program and reaching your artistic potential. 

Learn to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences and distinguish yourself as a skilled writer through your advanced writing portfolio. You will submit four writing samples that include items such as an artist’s statement, research paper, grant proposal, or exhibition review.

Accreditation

The art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

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: 

  • Drawing 
  • Design Lab
  • Art History Survey 
  • Senior Comprehensive in Studio Art
  • Painting: Oil

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.

General Requirements

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 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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