Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Digital Media, Graphic Design, Illustration
Tuition Information: Undergraduate resident tuition $12,384; nonresidents $18,576 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include annual fees of $700 to $900.
One University Avenue
17 Fountain Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Scope of Program:
Kendall College of Art and Design merged with Ferris State University in 2000. All B. F. A. candidates complete Supportive Studio courses during their first year, including drawing, figure drawing and art history. Digital Media students focus on sound design, imaging/animation, media portfolio, digital imaging and 3D modeling, then specialize in interactive design, motion graphics, 2D animation, 3D animation or digital illustration. Graphic Design students concentrate on typography, interactive media, concept development, packaging, advertising design, publication design and branding. Illustration students complete coursework in painting, rendering, life drawing, professional practices and illustration styles. All students create a portfolio.
Digital Media, Graphic Design and Illustration students must purchase a MacBook Pro laptop computer. A portfolio is required with the application. Art and academic scholarships are available.