The 75-year old Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia offers programs in visual arts which challenge you to discover, develop your creative thoughts and prepare you for art which is essential to the 21st century. This article discusses the programs and admission requirements of Tyler School of Art, Temple University.
Undergraduate, graduate and other programs offered:
1. BA/BS: Programs offered in architecture, architectural preservation, facilities management, art education, visual studies and art history. 2. BFA: Programs offered in ceramics, fibres and material studies, glass, graphic and interactive design, metals/jewellery/CAD-CAM, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. 3. MA: Programs offered in architecture and art history. 4. MFA: Programs offered in ceramics, fibres, glass, graphics and interactive design, metals/jewellery/CAD-CAM, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking and sculpture. 5.Master of Education (MED): Major subject: Art. 6. PHD is offered in Art History. 7. Courses and workshops are conducted through Temple University in Rome, Japan and Scotland in painting, sculpture, art history, digital photography, architecture, and metals/jewellery/CAD-CAM. 8. University courses, field internships, after-school arts, intergenerational forums, and inter-disciplinary performances and exhibits are offered in art through the art education department. 9. Continuing education in art and architecture is provided by the Tyler School of Art through pre-college summer and junior art workshops, portfolio boot camps and non-credit programs.
Admission requirements (undergraduate, graduate and international):
Each undergraduate program has its own requirements such as self portrait, statement of purpose, and freshman and transfer portfolio and admission requirements. General undergraduate programs requirements are: 1. Complete the online admission form and submit a registration fee. 2. Submit the official test scores and transcripts directly to Temple University (not Tyler admissions). 3. Submit the TOEFL scores (paper based – above 550, computer based – above 213, Internet based – above 79). 4. Submit GPA scores (B average, 3.0 range in college-prep courses). Each graduate program has its own deadlines, writing sample requirements, auditions and GRE/MAT/studio credits. General graduate programs requirements are: 1. Submit the online application form and an application fee. 2. Submit the TOEFL scores (same as above). 3. Submit all official transcripts for all colleges attended. 4. Submit letters of recommendation (number of letters required depends on the program). 5. Submit portfolio to exhibits artistic abilities. International undergraduate and graduate students should complete the online form, submit the registration fees (same as above), TOEFL scores (same as above), IELTS scores (6.0 -undergraduate, 6.5-graduate) and certificate of eligibility. International graduate students should also submit all official transcripts from all post secondary institutions and academic documents (official copy of degree, diploma or certificates) from academic institutions. Visit the site for financial aid and other information: Temple.edu