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University of California, San Diego

Department of Visual Arts

La Jolla , CA

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University of California, San Diego

Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Visual Arts is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Visual arts
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art history, theory, and criticism

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Reading knowledge of at least two of the foreign languages commonly used by scholars engaged in the advanced study in art history, theory, and criticism

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

168
Applied
30
Accepted
16
Enrolled
18%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 7th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Electronic portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Electronic portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cinema/Film/Media, Digital/New Media/Software/Hardware, Painting/Drawing, Participatory/Collaborative, Performance/Site/Event, Public Culture/Architecture/Urban, Sculpture/Object/Installation, Speculative Design, Theory/Text.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Amy Adler
Chair
Email: aadler@ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-0418

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