Studio Art

The University of Alabama

24 months
29230 USD/year
10780 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Department of Art and Art History provides an innovative, energetic and Garland Hall, home of the Department of Art and Art Historyinterdisciplinary learning environment that focuses on academic excellence in the areas of art history and studio art. 


Our introductory-level courses aim at developing in students a lifelong appreciation for the visual arts from a global perspective. Our upper-level curriculum continues this goal while also preparing students for graduate study or for positions within the art world, including museum administration, publishing, communication arts, and design.

The programme

The graduate program in the Department of Art and Art History encourages a high "Idle Hands" graduate exhibition 2009: April Livingston, "Wisdom Teeth."level of creative thinking and intellectual inquiry, training students to become practicing artists, teachers in higher education, or professionals in other art or art-related fields. Programs within the department provide an informative, resourceful atmosphere that encourages artistic initiative and scholarly investigation. Faculty members are committed to teaching excellence, research, and service.

They incorporate traditional methods with emerging scholarship in their teaching and research, regularly publish in regional, national, and international publications, and participate in exhibitions and public presentations. With the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art and its Permanent Collection and a full schedule of visiting artists and lecturers, the Department of Art and Art History is an important resource for the university and is an integral part of the local and statewide arts scene.

Programme Structure


  • Ceramics
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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

  • Applicant data sheet and statement of purpose
  • One transcript for each U.S. or international institution of higher education
  • Admissions test scores less than five years old 
  • The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $80 for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Additional application materials (e.g., portfolios, writing samples, responses to essay questions, etc.) required by individual departments
  • International applicants must submit one certified copy in the native language along with certified precise word-for-word English translations of all transcripts, diplomas, and certificates of degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14615 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5390 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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