of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, Normal
The School of Art at Illinois State University provides education in the
visual arts. The School of Art offers BA and BS degrees in Studio Arts,
Graphic Design, Art History and Art Teacher Education. Also offers: MA
in Art History; MS in Studio Arts and Art Education; MFA in the Studio
Arts. University Galleries offer students the opportunity to present their
work with professional museum staff. This experience prepares students
to deal with professional galleries on graduation if pursuing a career
as a visual artist. Disciplines available include drawing, glass, painting,
sculpture, wood, ceramics, graphic design,
printmaking, metalwork, video, integrated media and photography.
Annual Tuition Fee: $8,448 per semester,
or out of state students $15,741 per semester.
Address: Illinois State University,
607 W. Dry Grove St., Normal, IL 61790-1210
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Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois, Champaign
Part of the University of Illinois, the College of Fine and Applied Arts
has seven academic units: School of Art and Design; School of Architecture;
Department of Dance; Department of Landscape Architecture; School of Music;
Department of Theatre; and Department of Urban and Regional Planning.
The School of Art and Design offers a range of studio BFA and MFA programs
with majors in painting, photography, sculpture, crafts (focusing on metals
and ceramics), industrial design and new media.
The Art History program offers BFA, MA and PhD degrees. Students can also
earn a BA in Art History from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Annual Tuition Fee: $10,204 or out of state
Address: The College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois,
100 Architecture Building,
608 East Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign, IL 61820.
School of Art,
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb
The School of Art, part of the Northern Illinois University, is one of
the largest in the country offering undergraduate, masters and PHD degree
programs. Programs on offer include drawing, sculpture, fibers, metals,
illustration, ceramics, painting, printmaking,
photography, time arts, visual communications and art history. Masters
programs: Master of Arts in Art, Master of Fine Arts in Art and Master
of Science in Art. There is also a doctoral program which leads to a Doctor
of Philosophy in Art Education. The reputable quality of the School of
Art's programs and its affiliation with a major university, make it an
attractive option for students of the visual arts.
Annual Tuition Fee: About $8,000 or out
of state students: $23,000.
Address: School of Art, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115-2883
Robert Morris University,
The Robert Morris University was rated the best regional college in Chicago
by U.S. News & World Report. Bachelor degrees can be completed in
as little as 3 years or an associate degree in 15 months. Bachelor of
Applied Science Degrees are available in graphic design and digital video.
The Liberal Arts Bachelor degree combines the social sciences, humanities,
fine arts, maths and natural sciences.
Tuition Fee: $6,700 per semester.
Address: Robert Morris University,
401 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60605