VCUarts photography program named Best Bachelor’s Degree

The student-focused publication named the VCUarts undergraduate photography program the Best Bachelor’s Degree in its Top 24 Photography Degrees for 2020.

The list is part of a comprehensive research guide based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. The 2020 rankings are calculated through a scoring system that includes student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third-party evaluations. Each program was evaluated for flexibility, cost, course strength, faculty and reputation. The listed photography programs were also noted for being flexible, cost-effective and respected.

The VCUarts Department of Photography + Film offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with a concentration in either Photography or Film, as well as a Master of Fine Arts (MFA). Photography courses include both theoretical study and hands-on experience in fine art, studio and location photography. Students will gain technical and conceptual skills to begin a career as a professional artist or a commercial photographer.

VCUarts is the #1 public arts and design school in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report. Graduate programs in sculpture, graphic design, glass, painting, ceramics and printmaking are ranked among the best in the nation.

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