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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

College of Visual and Performing Arts

North Dartmouth , MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / College of Visual and Performing Arts is located in North Dartmouth, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Art Education (MAE)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 0
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MTELS per Program description for Art Ed Program
Thesis Required
Thesis (written or visual)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
38
Accepted
15
Enrolled
56%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MTELS per Program description for Art Ed Program
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, portfolio (20 images representing applicant's original art work, process of thinking, implementation of concepts and studio production)
Doctoral Degree Exam Copy of MA test for Educator Licensure (MTEL) for Art Education only
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, portfolio (10 images representing applicant's original art work, process of thinking, implementation of concepts and studio production)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 533
TOEFL IBT score: 72
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 1.64%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 3.28%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

55
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 15
Male (24)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Post modern aesthetics, digital analog discourses, creative art, fabrication of jewelry, Web design, multimedia design, painting, figurative sculpture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
93,000

Location & Contact

Address 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA  02747-2300
United States
Contact Lawrence Jenkens
Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Email: lawrence.jenkens@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-9286

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