Illustration, M.F.A. 24 months Postgraduate Program By Savannah College of Art and Design |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 15QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

80,100 USDTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Program overview

Main Subject

Art and Design

Degree

MFA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

With a stroke of the pen or stylus, illustrators convey emotions, ideas, and information across a variety of different media — incisive cartoons, bite-sized mobile games, book covers, and building-sized murals. At SCAD, illustration  students cultivate their own unique style and personal brand in a comprehensive program that explores both traditional and digital media. Students learn to create concepts and select materials while developing the portfolio and business acumen necessary to thrive in professional practice. SCAD's illustration program helps students realize their vision of becoming a successful illustrator, working with top companies, and building a client list that includes major newspapers and magazines. At SCAD, students are encouraged to venture outside of their main discipline and immerse themselves in different techniques and broader perspectives. Many students take courses in advertising, graphic design, motion media design, printmaking, and sequential art.

Program overview

Main Subject

Art and Design

Degree

MFA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

With a stroke of the pen or stylus, illustrators convey emotions, ideas, and information across a variety of different media — incisive cartoons, bite-sized mobile games, book covers, and building-sized murals. At SCAD, illustration  students cultivate their own unique style and personal brand in a comprehensive program that explores both traditional and digital media. Students learn to create concepts and select materials while developing the portfolio and business acumen necessary to thrive in professional practice. SCAD's illustration program helps students realize their vision of becoming a successful illustrator, working with top companies, and building a client list that includes major newspapers and magazines. At SCAD, students are encouraged to venture outside of their main discipline and immerse themselves in different techniques and broader perspectives. Many students take courses in advertising, graphic design, motion media design, printmaking, and sequential art.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6.5+
3+
85+
While not required of most applicants, submission of GRE scores is strongly encouraged for applicants to architectural history, art history, business design and arts leaderships and cinema studies. Additionally, if your undergraduate program doesn't meet certain requirements regarding accreditation and/or approval by the U.S. Department of Education, GRE scores may be required. Please discuss this with your admission adviser to be sure what will be required of you. Acceptance into graduate programs at SCAD is based heavily on the portfolio. Unlike undergraduate portfolios, graduate program portfolios are required for acceptance and must be program-specific. Each program has its preferred types of portfolios.
2 Years
Jan
Mar
  • Candidates are required to submit references or letter(s) of recommendation for acceptance

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

80,100 USD
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International Students

80,100 USD
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