Visual Art - Expanded Media

University of Kansas

36 months
19322 USD/year
24430 USD/year
10188 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art - Expanded Media at University of Kansas is a three-year, 60 credit hour degree program emphasizing individual growth through independent work in an atmosphere of ongoing critical discussion.


As a graduate student, you receive a rigorous studio and academic experience. Each week you meet with your fellow graduate students and faculty from a variety of studio areas in Graduate Seminar to participate in critiques, discussions and presentations.

Learning outcomes

Visual Art - Expanded Media students at University of Kansas gain teaching experience, as well as financial support, through graduate teaching assistantships that are often available. Graduate students are eligible for numerous annual scholarships given to exemplary students at all levels of study through the Department of Visual Art.

The final departmental requirements to complete thesis work are a general oral examination, an exhibition, and a thesis folio of the exhibition. The thesis folio shall include a statement written by the candidate concerning the work, which has been approved by their Thesis Committee, and a visual record of the exhibition. The department reserves the option of selecting and retaining one example of each graduate student’s work. Upon enrolling, the student automatically accepts these requirements and conditions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Expanded Media
  • Special Topics in Expanded Media
  • The Digital Image 
  • Performance Art 
  • Alternative Approaches in Photography 
  • Video and Time-Based Media 
  • Intermedia 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance into the M.A. degree program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  Applicants must have an overall undergraduate grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • One official transcript from each college and post-secondary institution you have attended (whether you earned a degree or not).  
  • A completed application form and non-refundable application fee submitted online to Graduate Studies.  
  • A minimum of 3 letters of recommendation from former or current instructors and/or those able to recommend the applicant on the basis of professional experience (e.g., principals, supervisors, or former employers).  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19322 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    24430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24430 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    10188 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10188 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last year

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Visual Art - Expanded Media
University of Kansas