Paier College of Art - Bachelor's Degree

The college offers B.F.A. programs of study in the following studio majors: fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interior design, photography, and a new combined specialty, photography and digital imaging. There are also certificate programs which can be applied toward a B.F.A., covering specialties such as graphic production, portrait and figure painting, and sharp focus/trompe l'oeil painting. Programs are licensed by the Connecticut Board of Governors of Higher Education.

  • Average Tuition USD 23,450

School Description

The Paier College of Art is a private 4-year art school in Hamden, Connecticut, on the outskirts of the greater New Haven area. Formerly the Paier School of Art, the institution's current name and form date from 1982.

Bachelor Programs

  • 20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, United States

    Design

    USD 14,360 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • 20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, United States

    Fine Arts

    USD 14,360 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • 20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, United States

    Graphic Design

    USD 14,360 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

  • 20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, United States

    Illustration

    USD 14,360 Tuition Fee

    A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields.

  • 20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, United States

    Photography

    USD 14,360 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects.

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  • Minimum GPA 2.90

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    Established in 1946

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    The college is also a member of the International Council of Design Schools.

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        20 Gorham Ave, Hamden, CT 06514, United States

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