73
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Department of Visual Arts

Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Visual Arts is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual arts
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art history, theory, and criticism

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Reading knowledge of at least two of the foreign languages commonly used by scholars engaged in the advanced study in art history, theory, and criticism

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

162
Applied
34
Accepted
19
Enrolled
21%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 12th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Electronic portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Electronic portfolio
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

73
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary art, ancient art, critical design, new media/software/hardware
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Jack Greenstein
Chair
Email: jgreenstein@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-0418