College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
65%
35%
student ratio
85
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
60%
acceptance rate
4 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Postbaccalaureate Certificate
      Master of Art Education (MAE)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 25
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 11
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 106
    • Accepted 64
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesMTEL (for art education only), statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, portfolio (20 images representing applicant's art work)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, portfolio (10 images representing applicant's art work)
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 533 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students85
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students85
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Full-time Percentage52%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty44
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCreative art, museum partnership in education, wheel-throwing, fabrication of jewelry, Web designer, multimedia design, painting, figurative sculpture
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$41,000

Location & Contact

College of Visual and Performing Arts

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Adrian Tio

Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Phone: 508-999-9295
Fax: 508-999-9126
Email: atio@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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