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The University of Alabama

Department of Art and Art History

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Art and Art History is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Art history
Master of Arts (MA) Studio art Sculpture
Master of Arts (MA) Studio art Ceramics
Master of Arts (MA) Studio art Photography
Master of Arts (MA) Studio art Printmaking
Master of Arts (MA) Studio art Painting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio art Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio art Ceramics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio art Photography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio art Printmaking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio art Painting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT (art history)
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Oral exam, thesis statement, exhibit (studio art), thesis (art history)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
16
Accepted
9
Enrolled
73%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT (art history)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, BFA or equivalent (studio art)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards July 14
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 76%
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 (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nineteenth-century American, Medieval Europe, Baroque, twentieth-century, and African American art history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Mr. Jason Guynes
Chair
Email: jguynes@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-9944
Fax: 205-348-0287