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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Master
12 months
Duration
31796 USD/year
15196 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art is organized within a two- dimensional and a three-dimensional structure. Our students specialize in drawing, ceramics, painting, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, photography, design, installation, performance, or mixed media.

Overview

The MFA in Art requires the completion of a total of 60 semester hours of course work, which includes 33 hours of studio courses; 24 hours must be taken in the student’s area of concentration; 9 hours will be taken in a minor studio area. 

The student must take 12 hours of art history courses and 3 hour seminar, ART 6383, The Art Profession. 

The final semester includes Art 7300, Graduate Exhibition and Art 7301 Graduate Paper on Art 7300, Graduate Exhibition and Art 7303 Graduate Thesis. In addition, graduate students must complete six hours of graduate level university electives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Art Profession
  • Art History Seminar I: Topics in European Art
  • Art History Seminar II: Topics in American Art
  • Art History Seminar III: Topics in Latin American Art Prior to A.D.
  • Art History Seminar IV: Topics in Latin American Art Since A.D.
  • Topics in Art History
  • Art History Seminar V: Topics in Viceregal Latin American Art
  • Art History Seminar VI: Research Methods in Latin American Art and Architectural History
  • Advanced Studies in Art History and Criticism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field, with a minimum of 60 hours of art at the undergraduate level.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal statement detailing artistic direction and professional goals.
  • Three  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • Submission of  20 digital  images of recent works in major area of concentration with label information (Title, Medium, Size, Date).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15898 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7598 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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