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University of South Alabama

Department of Visual Arts

Mobile, AL

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Overview

University of South Alabama / Department of Visual Arts is located in Mobile, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative technologies and practice

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
4 semesters of residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
7
Accepted
4
Enrolled
64%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, letter of intent, resume, three letters of recommendation, portfolio, artist's statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525
TOEFL IBT score: 71
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 31
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Glass vessel and color formation, eighteenth-century art, material culture, and identity through sculptural applications
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 501 North University Boulevard, 172 VAB
Mobile, AL  36688
United States
Contact Dr. Susan Fitzsimmons
Chairperson
Email: sgfitzsimmons@southalabama.edu
Phone: 251-461-1438

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