Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design atJacksonville State University Department of Art

Course Commencement Date Jan 12, 2023 View all dates


1.5 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The MFA in Visual Communication Design is a terminal degree that allows students to concentrate in one specific discipline under the umbrella of Visual Communication Design (for example, web design or illustration) OR to complete individually crafted interdisciplinary programs of study also under the umbrella of Visual Communication Design
  • The course of study integrates both research and studio components and is designed to assist students in developing a professional portfolio by the completion of their degree
  • The 60 hour MFA program, with a recommended completion time of three years, also prepares graduates to teach at the university level
Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 11,13,440
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
General University FeeINR 92,557
TotalINR 92,557

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 5ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate major in Art, Graphic Design, or the equivalent, as determined by the head of the Art and Design Department. Applicants to the MFA must meet the following admission requirements:
    • At least 3.00 for the final 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate study
    • Admission to the MFA program is based on the extent and quality of undergraduate preparation, including courses in studio art, art history, and other academic subjects


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 56/90


Marks - 6/9

Other eligibility criteria
  • Applicants must submit a portfolio of 20 examples of current work demonstrating proficiency in the area of visual communication design. Work should be submitted in the form of a single PDF, including titles, dates, media, and any relevant information or project descriptions
  • Statement of Purpose: A statement of purpose should outline the applicant’s current or previous work as relevant to plans and objectives for advanced graduate study, describe professional goals, and state the areas of research and investigation the applicant would like to pursue and study in a visual communication and design program
  • Three Graduate Reference Forms 
  • Official transcripts(s) from all colleges/universities with degrees posted
  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of bank letter or bank statement showing a minimum balance of $30,500 (U.S. dollars). The letter or statement should bear the bank’s seal/stamp along with an authorized signature
Conditional Offer


University may give conditional offers

Important Dates

Aug 24, 2022

Course Commencement Date (Fall)

Oct 1, 2022

Application Submit Date

Jan 12, 2023

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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