Department of Visual Studies College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Visual Studies College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
40
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
18%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Art History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Visual Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 164
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesbachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0, work samples, and three letters of reference, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 7
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students40
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown25%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty26
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStudio practice, visual studies, design, new media
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Visual Studies

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

202 Center for the Arts
Buffalo, NY 14260-6010
United States

Ms. Millie Chen

Chair

Phone: 716-645-0536
Fax: 716-645-6970
Email: milchen@buffalo.edu

Prof. Adele Henderson

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 716-645-0554
Fax: 716-645-6970
Email: adeleh@buffalo.edu


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