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Burren landscpe

Burren College of Art is an internationally recognized fine-arts college in Ireland that offers artists from around the world creative time, space, and inspiration within this unique environment.

The Burren, which translates to “great rock”, is a region on the west coast of Ireland. It is dominated by a rocky landscape and has an unusually temperate climate.

Program Details
School Burren College of Art
Semester Offered Spring semester
Tuition Same as your MCAD tuition; there's no extra tuition cost to study off-campus
Housing On-campus international dormitory, student pays
  • Airfare: $1,000
  • Housing: $600/month
  • Insurance: $53/month
  • Resident permit: 300 euros
Costs are approximate and subject to change
Location Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland
Official Language English
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
  • up to 6 liberal arts credits
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Junior standing (60 credit minimum)
  • Application due in September
  • No visa required; apply for resident permit upon arrival to Ireland (300 euros)