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Fine Arts - Art, M.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #196 (BCR) Cincinnati, OH, United States
The Masters of Fine Arts - Art at the University of Cincinnati is a two-year studio program with specialization in the areas of two-dimensional studies (painting, drawing, printmaking), three-dimensional studies (sculpture, ceramic sculpture), and media studies (photography, electronic art).
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Overview

The primary goal of graduate education in the visual arts is professional excellence and interdisciplinary work is supported. 

The Fine Arts - Art program offered by the University of Cincinnati is housed in excellent facilities which include; individual studios for graduate students and studios for etching, lithography, relief printing, silkscreen, metal fabrication, ceramics, metal casting, sculpture, digital printing, darkroom work, electronic art and video, wood working, rapid prototyping, and figure drawing and modeling. Three galleries are connected to the school and college, and these showcase student work, thesis work, faculty work, and visiting artist work.

Scholarships, graduate assistantships, teaching assistantships, travel fellowships and research grants are available. The School of Art sustains an active visiting artist program and offers additional programs/courses in professional practice, art history, art education, theory, and museum studies. Cincinnati’s dynamic art community and institutions such as the Contemporary Art Center and the Cincinnati Art Museum offer many other resources and opportunities for students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Teaching Workshop
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Contemporary Art and Professional Practice
  • Graduate Critique Seminar
  • Graduate Critical Theory Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

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General Requirements

  • University Graduate Application (Online)
  • Application Fee of $65. There is a $5 surcharge for international applicants, permanent residents, and foreign nationals.
  • Unofficial transcript(s)
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation. Recommenders should be people familiar with your academic and professional abilities. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6395 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6395 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Cincinnati

  • 1000 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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