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University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Visual Arts

Baltimore, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, Baltimore County / Department of Visual Arts is located in Baltimore, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Intermedia and digital arts

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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 Oral defense, written thesis and thesis exhibition

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

18
Applied
8
Accepted
8
Enrolled
44%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.25%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 3
Male (13)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Advanced visual studies, installation, social practices, interactive art, studio art, interdisciplinary, computer art, 3D fabrication, video installation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
22,900

Location & Contact

Address Fine Arts 111
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250
United States
Contact Prof. Preminda Jacob
Chair
Email: pjacob2@umbc.edu
Phone: 410-455-1656
Fax: 410-455-1053