Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
82%
18%
student ratio
45
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
73%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Art History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 76
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 73
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, portfolio or writing sample, statement of purpose, and transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown25%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty44
    • Full-time Percentage41%
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Location & Contact

Department of Art

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Katzen Arts Center 101 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8004
United States

Chemi Montes

Department Chair

Phone: 202-885-1697
Fax: 202-885-1132
Email: cmontes@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-2429
Email: clowery@american.edu


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