What will I learn?

The BFA in Painting is a professional undergraduate degree for students desiring extensive studio experience with an emphasis in Painting. Students in the program develop critical thinking skills, refine their intellectual and creative processes, and learn both traditional and contemporary aspects of the painter's craft.

The program provides a solid foundation for students pursuing graduate studies or a studio art career and for students wanting to build on their creative training through further professional and/or academic experiences.

The Painting Program features balanced instruction and a diverse faculty presenting a wide range of viewpoints. This well-rounded educational preparation provides students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and ability essential to creative activity.

Which department am I in?

Herron School of Art and Design

Study options

Full Time (125 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,278.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 January 2020, 24 August 2020

Venue

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

420 University Blvd,

INDIANAPOLIS,

Indiana,

46202, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed or will complete secondary school by the time of enrollment; No grade point average guarantees admission to IUPUI. We look for applicants who have demonstrated a "B" average or above average grades, with strong grades in math and science.

For international students

Students must have earned a diploma from an accredited high school before you enroll at IUPUI.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • • TOEFL 80+
  • • IELTS 6.5+
  • Students scoring TOEFL 60+ or IELTS 5.5+ are eligible for admission but should anticipate taking additional English for Academic Purposes courses along with their academic program.

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    About this uni

    IUPUI’s strengths lie in its combination of community engagement, creative teaching, learning methods and ground-breaking research.

    • Almost 30,000 students from 145 countries study at IUPUI
    • The university offers over 350 courses across 17 schools
    • Based in vibrant Indianapolis, the USA’s 15th largest city
    • One of the top research universities in the US