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Studio Art - Painting

South Dakota State University

48 months
372 USD/credit
372 USD/credit
257 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This Studio Art - Painting program at South Dakota State University will help you develop both the creative and professional skills you need for a future as a studio artist in today’s global art communities. The painting area engages students with historical and contemporary approaches to painting in various media. 

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 Students develop a foundation of technical knowledge while investigating conceptual possibilities through studio practice and critical dialogue with faculty and peers. A major in Studio Art with a Painting Specialization prepares graduates for careers as fine artists, graduate study in fine arts, and entry-level positions in art.

This Studio Art - Painting  program at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Have strong skills in art or design
  • Work well with technology
  • Are committed to developing your talent
  • Have a creative, expressive, curious personality
  • Like to draw

Career Opportunities

  • Studio artist
  • Art director
  • Advertising artist/illustrator
  • Art consultant
  • Museum administrator/curator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • History of Ideas 
  • Drafting and Visualization
  • Human Factors and Behavior 
  • Interior Design Materials 
  • Light and Color

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    257 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 257 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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