Glasgow – Art and Design

Arcadia: Glasgow School of Art

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Academic Program

Students spend 30 to 35 hours a week in the studio working on independent projects under faculty supervision. All work is project-based, and each project is assessed individually. Students are awarded U.S. semester credit hours based on time spent working on each project that is part of that semester/year’s syllabus.

  • Reviewed by: Susan Rankaitis
  • Fields of study: Fine Art: Environmental art, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture; Design and Craft: Ceramics, textiles, graphic design, illustration, photography, silversmithing
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; portfolio; highly competitive
  • Size of the student body: 1500

Living Arrangements

Housing is in student residences near campus with individual rooms and shared living areas and cooking facilities. Scripps provides a meal stipend based on Butler's published recommendation.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Early September to mid-December
  • Spring: Early January to mid-June


  • Advising Tips: This program requires one faculty reference.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
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