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Art History

American University Washington DC

24 months
32616 USD/year
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Art History from American University Washington DC provides advanced historical study in European and American art from the early Renaissance through the present, as well as Asian and other non-Western art, to prepare you for a doctoral program, curatorial position, or one of many other museum-related careers.  


Art History from American University Washington DC exposes students to innovative approaches to art history to foster a broad understanding of the discipline and its wide-ranging applications.

Students at Art History from American University Washington DC will:

  • develop an understanding of art historical methods and research practices 
  • build skills in critical thinking, visual analysis, research, and written and verbal communication about art.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History
  • Italian Art (14th-17th centuries), 
  • Northern European Art (14th-17th centuries), 
  • Modern European Art (18th-21st centuries), 
  • American Art (18th-21st centuries),
  • Asian Art (18th-21st centuries)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Deadlines are the ones for priority admission.


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Writing sample: an undergraduate research paper
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Grade point average (4.0 scale)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 24 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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