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Graphic Design, B.F.A

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  • 48 months
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Graphic design students gain the knowledge, experience and networking skills necessary to build successful careers in both digital and print design. Learning to investigate people’s wants, needs and patterns of behavior, students develop designs that respect social and cultural movements. Our students use typography, images, diagrams, motion, sequencing, color and other elements to create projects from branding and publication to Web and app designs. Small class sizes allow individual attention from professional faculty, nurturing each student’s talents. The result has been job placement in top design firms and entertainment agencies and numerous international and national design awards.



Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Beginning Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Color Theory and Interaction
  • Digital Media
  • Typography
  • Package Design
  • Design Symposia
  • Information Design
  • Natural Science with Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Hardware:  Students are required to have a MacBook Pro computer by their sophomore year. Specifications and educational discounts are available through the Woodbury online Apple store.

Software: Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite; iWorks

Applicants are encouraged to submit a portfolio that demonstrates their artistic perspective and range of skills to help their Woodbury University professors better understand how to assist them in reaching both their academic and professional goals. The portfolio should include a minimum of seven pieces including drawings or sketches, paintings, photographs, collages, typographic layouts, or any general color or design projects. 

Deadline: 03.09.2018

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18441 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18441 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burbank

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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