Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Art with Concentration in Computer Art and Animation, Graphic Design
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $6,967, nonresidents $14,131 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $4,497 per year.
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Scope of Program:
B. F. A. candidates at William Paterson University complete foundation coursework in art history, drawing, 2D and 3D design, sculpture, life drawing and painting. Students must pass a portfolio review before beginning studies in their chosen concentration. Graphic Design students focus on typography, electronic publishing, visual communication and graphic design studio work. Students complete a thesis project. Computer as Art and Animation students may choose from sub-concentration in Animation, Digital Art and Illustration and Interactive Media. All Computer as Art and Animation students complete coursework in art history, 3D computer graphics modeling, dynamic figure drawing, computer painting and 2D art.
A portfolio is required for application to the B. F. A. program. William Paterson University offers merit scholarships, art scholarships and need-based scholarships. New Jersey Tuition Aid Grants are available for residents who can demonstrate great financial need.