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Book Arts

The University of Iowa

24 months
Duration
31905 USD/year
31905 USD/year
9942 USD/year
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About

The MFA in Book Arts, offered by The University of Iowa requires a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit and includes a thesis project.

Overview

About Book Arts at The University of Iowa The required 60 semester hours include at least 30 hours in core courses, in scholarly inquiry and material analysis courses, and in workshops and outside credits. 30 hours are Studio Practice Electives, open-ended electives, and thesis hours. Thesis credits may total 6 hours. Disciplines within the Studio Practice Area are Artist Bookwork, Bookbinding, Digital Bookwork, Lettering Arts, Letterpress Printing, and Papermaking.

Careers

There are other possibilities for support beyond the Center for the Book Graduate Fellowships. Students may be able to secure support from University financial aid sources or from outside funding agencies. Teaching and research assistantships are occasionally available. Work-study and part-time positions may be available in the UICB facilities and offices and in other University departments and programs (including among others the Libraries, the University Press, and the University's printing, audio-visual, and computer services).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Creative Writing for Book Arts
  • Book Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Book Design for Publishing
  • Literature and the Book

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a Regionally Accredited American College or University, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from another country as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • A minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00, or the foreign equivalent as determined by the Office of Admissions.
  • Meet English Proficiency Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31905 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 31905 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31905 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31905 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9942 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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