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The University of Iowa

School of Art and Art History

Iowa City, IA

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The University of Iowa

Overview

The University of Iowa / School of Art and Art History is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Art history
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art
Master of Arts (MA) Art
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (art history)
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Substantial paper, exam, and/or exhibition
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
48
Accepted
41
Enrolled
27%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (art history)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 81

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

83
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.61%
Black or African American 2.41%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.41%
Unknown 6.02%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 5
Male (23)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metalsmithing, sculpture, 3-D design, printmaking, nineteenth- and twentieth-century art history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 141 North Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA  52242
United States
Contact Dr. Steve McGuire
Director
Email: art@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-1376