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Graphic Design, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
The La Roche College Graphic Design Department encourages intellectual curiosity, interdisciplinary collaboration, conceptual thinking, social awareness, and individual creativity.
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Overview

We educate and prepare students to be proactive leaders in the ever-changing design profession. In line with La Roche College’s mission, we place the utmost importance on an education that will ultimately empower our graduates to effectively use design as a means to shape culture and affect positive change in society.

WHAT DOES A GRAPHIC DESIGNER DO?

Graphic designers create communications that educate, advocate and entertain. From the small hang tag on a piece of clothing to the oversized billboards in Times Square, from the books we read as children to the textbooks we learned from in school; from the magazines we read to the web sites we visit and the films and videos we watch – Graphic Design is literally everywhere.

For almost 40 years, La Roche College graphic design students have gone on to become professional graphic designers, art directors, illustrators, interactive designers and publication designers. They work at firms such as Apple, American Eagle, Brunner Advertising, Lockerz, and MAYA Design creating logos and branding, designing packaging and brochures, developing ad campaigns and producing TV, web and print ads.

Our current faculty, many of whom are practicing graphic designers or exhibiting artists, are able to bring their real-world knowledge back into the classroom to facilitate the best learning opportunities for our students. Our low faculty-to-student ratio allows students to connect with their professors on a level that allows them to grow and find their individual creative voice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing
  • Foundation Design
  • Computer Graphics
  • Typography
  • Typography I
  • Digital Publishing
  • Graphic DesignMethodologies
  • Art History I
  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Design I
  • Interactive I
  • History of Graphic Design

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Apply Online  or Printable Application
  • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
  • National Exam Scores, if applicable
  • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
  • International Student Agreement
  • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
  • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
    • Bank statement must be dated within 12 months of the planned semester start date
    • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses
    • Bank statement should document the currency of the account 
  • Copy of Passport Photo Page
  • $50 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 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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