Our program’s blend of critical and professional practice, progressive pedagogy, collaborative social engagement, and transdisciplinary exploration produces an immersive educational experience.We encourage you to shape the direction of your education as you connect your art practice to research in the field of Social Practice through elective coursework and community partnerships, promoting cross disciplinary engagement.
Graduating students each produce a public graduate project, a publication exploring a relevant connection to their practice, and a public artist lecture that surveys their work in the program.
What can you do
Alumni from our Contemporary Art Practice - Art and Social Practice program at Portland State University have secured tenure track teaching jobs, adjunct teaching jobs, have produced public art projects and participated in major exhibitions. They work with museum education programs and non-profits, have started businesses, worked with governments, and have received numerous awards, grants, and fellowships.
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- Art and Social Practice Workshop
- A History of Art and Social Practice
- Practice and Pedagogy
- Visiting Artist Seminar
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- 36 months
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- Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
- To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA.
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International21660 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 722 USD per credit during 36 months.
National21660 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 722 USD per credit during 36 months.
In-State14730 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 491 USD per credit during 36 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.