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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Herron School of Art and Design

Indianapolis, IN

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Overview

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis / Herron School of Art and Design is located in Indianapolis, IN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Art therapy
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual art Painting and drawing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual art Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual art Furniture design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual art Photography and intermedia
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual art Ceramics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual art Printmaking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual communication design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

72
Applied
38
Accepted
25
Enrolled
53%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, resume, recommendations, portfolio, transcripts (18 credit hours of studio art and 12 credit hours of psychology, including 3 credit hours of developmental psychology and 3 credit hours of abnormal psychology for MA)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$40,842
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.51%
Black or African American 7.02%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 16
Male (18)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary digital narratives for the homoerotic trope; sound articulated 3D print; neuroscience, art and related therapeutics; automotive and aeronautical design and fabrication; technological detritus
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,990

Location & Contact

Address 735 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202
United States
Contact Prof. Valerie Eickmeier
Dean
Email: herron@iupui.edu
Phone: 317-278-9470
Fax: 317-278-9471