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Art, B.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Fort Collins, CO, United States
The B.F.A. in Art from Colorado State University with studio concentrations in Drawing, Electronic Arts, Fibers, Graphic Design, Metalsmithing, Painting,  Photo Image Making, Pottery, Printmaking, and Sculpture; and the B.F.A. degree with a concentration in Art Education.

Overview

Students of this B.F.A. in Art from Colorado State University will demonstrate:

  • Fundamental knowledge and mastery of media and processes necessary to communicate meaning in a work of art.
  • Ability to communicate clearly about their own art and the art of others.
  • Knowledge about contemporary art and motivation to view and discuss current local, regional, and national exhibitions. 

Students well versed on contemporary art would:

  • regularly read reviews of exhibitions in local and national newspapers;
  • regularly read art periodicals;
  • attend multiple exhibitions; and
  • be knowledgeable about contemporary artists in their discipline (i.e., nationally known painters, sculptors, etc.).

Potential Occupations

Art graduates possess a number of transferable communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills appropriate for work in traditional business as well as positions in academia and roles as freelance artists, graphic designers, art educators, art historians, studio fine artists and as “creatives” in government and industry. 

Many employers appreciate art majors for their multiple skills and their ability to adapt to a variety of tasks and work environments. 

Participation in internships, cooperative education, and service learning opportunities is highly recommended to enhance practical training and development. Graduates who go on for advanced studies can attain more responsible positions with the possibility of rising to top professional levels.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Concentrations

  • Drawing Concentration
  • Electronic Art Concentration
  • Fibers Concentration
  • Graphic Design Concentration
  • Metalsmithing Concentration
  • Painting Concentration
  • Photo Image Making Concentration
  • Pottery Concentration
  • Printmaking Concentration
  • Sculpture Concentration
  • Art Education Concentration 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    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

  • Application for admission
  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Official school transcript
  • Personal statement (essay) and Academic Explanation
  • Recommendation
  • English proficiency (optional)
  • ACT or SAT results (optional)
  • Immigration documents

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12058 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12058 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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