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The University of Kansas

Department of Visual Art

Lawrence, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Visual Art is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Expanded media
Master of Arts (MA) Visual art education
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Textiles/fibers
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Ceramics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Metalsmithing/jewelry
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Drawing and painting

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
16%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio, official transcript, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements Portfolio, official transcript, minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.57%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 14.29%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metal and glass casting; mapping, indigenous lands and history; wood fire kilns; Japanese block printing techniques
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 300 Art and Design Building
1467 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Mary Anne Jordan
Chair
Email: majordan@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-2952