M.A. On Campus

Art History

The City University of New York

12 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
11090 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Art History, granted by Hunter College at The City University of New York, is a comprehensive program of study intended to give the student a broad background in the history of art as well as an in-depth concentration in a particular area. 


The MA in Art History at The City University of New York leads to enrollment in PhD programs throughout the country and serves as a terminal degree for professional work in museums, galleries, arts organizations and art publishing.


The department functions in two main locations, the main campus at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue and the MFA Studio Building at 450 West 41st Street. The North Building at 68th Street houses the administration and the library and has fully equipped, newly renovated workshops on the 11th floor in photography, graphics, metal, wood, plaster, computer graphics and general painting studios. 

The basement of Thomas Hunter Hall, the adjacent building, houses the clay workshop. The MFA Building houses the graduate studios, the MFA Gallery, and the graduate photo, wood, metal and ceramics studios.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Ancient and Medieval Art
  • Renaissance, Baroque, and 18th-century Art
  • Modern (19th- or 20th-century) and American Art
  • Non-Western Art

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted in both fall and spring semesters. 
  • The applicant must have completed 12 credits of undergraduate courses in art history. 
  • Reading knowledge of a foreign language (French, German, or Italian) is required. 
  • All supporting material requested by the college’s Graduate Admissions Office (GRE score, official transcript, two to three letters of recommendation) as well as the completed on-line application form must be supplied by the application deadlines.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11090 USD per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • Resident:  $470 per credit
  • Non-resident:  $855 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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