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Department of Art College of Arts and Sciences American University

  • Washington, DC
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 76%24%
    student ratio
  • 46
    total students
  • $25,920 | $25,920
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • October 15
    fall application deadline
  • 69%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Art History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Painting, Sculpture And Printmaking Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • 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 Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 65
    • Accepted 45
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline October 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$25,920
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,920
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$430.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students46
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students46
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian51%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown31%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty39
    • Full-time Percentage41%
    • Part-time Percentage59%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStudio artists, painting, Renaissance, Impressionism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

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

Jose-Maria Montes-Armenteros

Chair

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

Kathleen Clowery

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu



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