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Missouri State University

Department of Art and Design

Springfield, MO

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Missouri State University

Overview

Missouri State University / Department of Art and Design is located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Exhibition

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
60%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 20th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 20th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Digital portfolio; 300- to 800-word statement describing reasons and goals behind applicant's interest in graduate study and direction of intended research; at least three letters of recommendation from individuals able to speak of applicant's academic achievements and potential

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
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

13
Total Graduate Students
61%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (7)

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Vonda Yarberry
Interim Department Head
Email: artanddesign@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-837-2330