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School of the Arts Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 73%27%
    student ratio
  • 274
    total students
  • $9,133 | $18,777
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Art History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [art history]
      Master of Arts (MA) [architectural history]
      Master of Arts (MA) [art history]
      Master of Arts (MA) [historical studies]
      Master of Arts (MA) [museum studies]
    • Art Education Master of Art Education (MAE)
    • Theatre Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [acting]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [costume design]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [directing]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [pedagogy]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [scene design/technical theater]
    • Graphic Design Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [design/visual communications]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [interior environment]
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [photography and film]
    • Printmaking Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Sculpture Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Painting Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Jewelry/Metalworking Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Furniture Design Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Fibers Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Glassworking Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Ceramics Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Kinetic Imaging Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Music Master of Music (MM) [education]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 87
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 907
    • Accepted 161
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 92
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,133
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,777
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students274
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students274
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Location & Contact

School of the Arts

Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Mr. Joseph Seipel

Dean

Phone: 804-828-2787
Fax: 804-828-6469
Email: arts@vcu.edu

Mr. Jack Risley

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Phone: 804-828-2787
Fax: 804-828-6469
Email: jhrisley@vcu.edu



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