Art, Master | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Art degree at the University of California, Davis, offers students training in advanced artistry and perceptive abilities for the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramic sculpture, photography, video, or electronic arts for careers as practicing artists.


Key facts

Seminars and elective courses provide enrichment in art history and theory, performance, cultural and environmental studies, and new technology. Individual workshops on campus are provided so that students have the opportunity to develop their studio practice while exploring the resources of a large university. The Art program offered by the University of California, Davis, culminates in an exhibition of the student’s work, which should reflect in its depth and quality the student’s assimilation of traditional and contemporary visual culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Expanded field: artist lecture series
  • Advanced drawing 
  • Advanced painting: special topics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Apply at the Office of Graduate Studies website:

  • an application for admission and an optional application for fellowships through the Apply Yourself system.
  • an application fee ($90 domestic and $110 international)
  • three (3) letters of recommendation
  • your artist statement under the “statement of purpose” requirement
  • UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended
  • images offering a view of your best and most current work, in reverse chronological order

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 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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