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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Art is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Oral exam, supporting paper, thesis exhibit

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
6
Accepted
6
Enrolled
6%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio, letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.7%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performed photography, image as code and symbol, cast metal sculpture, performance and installations, high-fired salt glazed and utilitarian ceramic earthenware, contemporary theory, multimedia, video and electronic technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55455
United States
Contact Email: artdept@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-8096
Fax: 612-625-7881

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