• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The B.F.A. in Art at Wright Stat University is designed for students who want to pursue a more intense professional studio program. The department also offers minors in art history and studio art and B.F.A. degrees that allow students to receive a certificate in graphic design or interior design after completing a series of courses at Sinclair Community College.

About

Because self-expression and self-learning are the ultimate goals of the B.F.A. in Art at Wright Stat University, students are largely responsible for determining the options that best meet their individual needs and interests. Candidates for a degree in art may prepare for graduate study, careers in teaching, museum and gallery curation, commercial arts or the professional practice of art.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Have integrated drawing skills into their aesthetic sensibility.
  • Be able to demonstrate an acquaintance with the materials and procedures of five of the studio disciplines taught at Wright State.
  • Show proficiency and have an in-depth understanding of at least one studio discipline taught at Wright State.
  • Have an understanding of the evolution of art history.
  • Have integrated the study of original works of art into their artistic practice.

Accreditation

Wright State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). As part of maintaining accreditation, Wright State’s programs and processes are periodically reviewed to ensure institutional quality and integrity. Wright State received Reaffirmation of Accreditation in the 2015-2016 academic year. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Studies in Art
  • Foundations of Art Education
  • Non-Western Art
  • Independent Study in Art
  • Intro to Digital Photography
  • Studies in Art History

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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.

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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).

To be considered for undergraduate admission to Wright State University, an international student must have earned a certificate of completion of secondary education that would enable the student to be admitted to a university in his or her home country. Students should have studied mathematics and science subjects at the secondary level.Complete the Wright State application process by submitting:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Official ACT or SAT scores
  • Official high school transcript including senior schedule
  • Partial at time of application, final transcript with graduation date posted upon completion of your senior year
  • $30 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    417 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 417 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    417 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 417 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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