What will I learn?

Both the BA and BFA unlock exciting career opportunities in the visual arts. If you dream of becoming a professional artist or designer, a BFA will provide you with the training and confidence to build your own studio practice, then apply for artist residencies or an MFA. If you’re interested in a career in curating, art direction, web design, multimedia animation, art conservation or arts administration, a BA a liberal arts degree will help you develop highly marketable professional skills like analysis, critical thinking and problem solving.

Why Earn a BA or BFA in Studio Art at Adelphi?

  • Receive one-to-one attention in small classes from successful artists and seasoned educators.
  • Tailor your degree to your unique interests and goals with courses in painting, printmaking, photography, digital art, illustration/cartooning, ceramics and sculpture.
  • Graduate career-ready with the portfolio and practical experience you need to succeed outside the classroom.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$39,820.00 per year
USD $19,910 per semester
Application deadline

1 November 2021

Start date

25 January 2022


Adelphi University

1 South Avenue,


New York,

11530, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completion of official secondary school/university records.

For international students

Applicants must have completion of official secondary school/university records.

Minimum score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT or 6.5 on the IELTS is required.

Application Deadline: Spring Start - November 1; Fall Start - March 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.