Art — Art History

Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Art (BA)
Modes of Study
Blended;In Person

Full-time tuition

In-state: $8,640;
Out-of-state: $24,300 (per year). New England residents may qualify for tuition breaks. See details and other costs

Financial aid

Average award,
in-state: $7,300;
out-of-state: $14,500.
May include scholarships, grants, & work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Typical completion time: 4 years. Flexible options may save time. Explore options


No fee to apply. SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Develop an understanding of how art is embedded in wider concerns of culture, history, politics, and science.
  • Gain real-world experience with local businesses, community art organizations, practicing artists, galleries, museums, studios, and cultural institutions through our internship program.
  • Prepare for a wide range of careers in areas such as museum and gallery work, art criticism, and teaching.
  • Enjoy a low student-teacher ratio, mentorship, and peer learning from dedicated and attentive faculty, who are all practicing artists or art historians.
  • Study in a program that is nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
  • Immerse yourself in impactful events including our lecture series and artist-in-residence program, which brings a nationally recognized artist to teach and produce work.
An older artist gives a lecture to an audience.

Program requirements

Our program combines studio experience with an introduction to the historical analysis, practices, and theories of the discipline. We offer period courses such as Classical, Asian, 19th century European, American, and Modern Art, and topics courses such as Cross-Cultural Perspectives, and Art as Social Action.

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