Bachelor On Campus


Otis College of Art and Design

48 months
46500 USD/year
46500 USD/year
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The Illustration program of Otis College of Art and Design develops a strong personal style in the students' images and use their image-making skills to support the communication needs of a variety of clients in multiple contexts.


Program Features

Contemporary illustration ranges in application from client-led publications and merchandise to self-directed projects and exhibitions. A faculty of working professionals guides majors of the Illustration program of Otis College of Art and Design through a curriculum that emphasizes strong concepts, technical proficiency, and the development of a unique style and voice. Visiting artists, conventions, field trips, and student exhibitions support a rich community for emerging illustrators. Recent clients include Nike, Hurley International, Chronicle Books, and LA Weekly.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Studio
  • Drawing + Painting
  • Typography for Illustrators
  • History of Graphic Design, Illustration, and Advertising Design
  • Illustration Communication Studio
  • Drawing and Building Form

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 application fee
  • Portfolio - Submit 10–20 pieces of your best work submitted online through SlideRoom on the Common App
  • Personal Statement - In at least 500 words, describe your background and interest in studying art and design
  • Transcripts
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores
  • International applicants whose primary/native language is not English should take one of the three tests recognized by Otis College: TOEFL, IELTS, or the Pearson Test of English (SAT/ACT scores not required)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23250 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    46500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23250 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Abbeville

900 - 1400 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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