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Art History

Binghamton University

12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Binghamton University’s Department of Art History is a pioneering site of new methodologies and approaches to the field of art history, which is constantly evolving.


The program Art History at Binghamton University offers students training in the history and theory of art and architecture in its global dimensions and trains its graduates to embark on careers in museums, galleries, libraries, archives, universities and other types of cultural institutions.

Our program is highly interdisciplinary. Students often take courses in multiple related fields to provide a well-rounded and rigorous approach to research. This sort of intersectional scholarship is supported emphatically by department faculty, many of whom are invested in multiple fields and modes of study as well.

Internships, research opportunities and more

The Art History Department is home to VizCult: The Harpur College Dean’s Workshop on Visual Culture, which for over twenty years has provided a focus for dialogue and exchange both within the Art History Department and across related disciplines. Faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students meet in this bi-weekly workshop forum to share new research in the broader interdisciplinary field of visual and built culture studies. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theory and Methods (required in the first year)
  • Seven courses (including at least six art history seminars; taken with at least four different faculty members in art history)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for graduate study, you must:

  • Provide a complete set of your undergraduate (and, if applicable, graduate) transcripts showing one of the following:
  • You have earned a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university
  • You are within one academic year of earning a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university
  • You are eligible to apply as part of a memorandum of understanding between your current institution and Binghamton University 
All applicants must submit:
  • Online application
  • Transcript(s)
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE or GMAT scores, unless otherwise specified by program
  • Any program-specific application materials, such as writing or work samples, licenses or certifications, and test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Binghamton

910 - 1984 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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