Urban setting
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Overview

Virginia Commonwealth University / School of the Arts is located in Richmond, VA, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Photography and film
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art education
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Ceramics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Kinetic imaging
Master of Music (MM) Music Music education
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Glassworking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Fibers
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art history Historical studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art history Curatorial
Master of Arts (MA) Art history Historical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Art history Museum studies
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Furniture design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Visual communications
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Interior environments
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Jewelry/metalworking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Painting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Pedagogy/literature
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Pedagogy/performance
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Scene design/technical theatre
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Theatre Costume design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Printmaking
Master of Art Education (MAE) Art education

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Location & Contact

Address 901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA  23284-9005
United States
Contact Mr. Joseph H. Seipel
Dean
Email: arts@vcu.edu
Phone: 804-828-2787
Fax: 804-828-6469