Image-Text, Master | Ithaca College | Ithaca, United States
24 months
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957 USD/credit 28710 USD/year
957 USD/credit 28710 USD/year
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About

The Ithaca College low-residency Image-Text MFA is a unique terminal degree program focused at the intersection of writing and photography. Students have the opportunity to work with the Image Text Ithaca Press. Modeled on contemporary photographic and literary small presses, the ITI Press publishes innovative works by national and international writers and artists.

Overview

Students in our exploratory, flexible and innovative twenty-five month program work directly with faculty and visiting artists during three annual month-long summer sessions in Ithaca, New York and in two annual week-long winter sessions in a major international cultural capital. During the fall and spring academic terms, students pursue independent study in close consultation with their faculty mentors.

Students have the opportunity to work with the Image Text Ithaca Press. Modeled on contemporary photographic and literary small presses, the ITI Press publishes innovative works by national and international writers and artists.

Outcome

This Image-Text program from Ithaca College seeks to prepare accomplished and original artists to make substantial contributions to literary and media arts fields, including print and online publication and exhibition, and encompassing experimental fiction, documentary and journalistic practices.

We welcome applicants with backgrounds in writing, photography and other lens-based media, and artists working across these forms and disciplines. Experience in both text and image-making is not required, but applicants must submit a portfolio that demonstrates sustained work in at least one of these areas, if not both.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Image-Text Practicum: Writing
  • Image-Text Practicum: Photography
  • Image-Text Practicum: Design
  • Image Text Practicum: Selected Topics
  • Thesis Studio

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $40 application fee (A nonrefundable $40 application fee must accompany the application for admission.)
  • official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended
  • letter(s) of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 957 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    28710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 957 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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