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The Kubert School, located in Dover, New Jersey, was founded by comic book artist Joe Kubert and hhis wife Muriel Kubert in 1976. Formerly known as the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, it is the only accredited school to focus on sequential art, otherwise known as comics. The school is known for intensive coursework and high dropout rate (30%) due to the difficulty of the program. A large number of notable artists, pencilers and inkers have graduated from this school.
The Kubert School offers a three year program in sequential art and commercial illustration. Students attending the school are trained and taught by industry professional and are provided the skills necessary to work in the comic book industry. All courses offered are required, and failure in any class results in failure of the whole semester. In addition to the traditional program, Saturday evening, and summer courses are also available. There is also a non-accredited correspondence course available to interested individuals.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students wishing to enroll at The Kubert School must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Upon receiving the application and application fee and all relevant school transcripts, the school will make preparations for an interview where ones portfolio will be reviewed and interests and career goals will be discussed. Applications are accepted year round for the subsequent school year.
Financial aid is available through federal Stafford loans, Pell grants and supplemental educational opportunity grants (SEOG). The state of New Jersey also offers financial aid to in and out of state students through NJClass loans. Students interested in obtaining financial can contact the financial aid office or visit The Kubert School's financial aid page on their website to begin the application process.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Commercial and Advertising Art (C)
- Tuition cost estimate: $19,300 per year*
- Required fees, excluding tuition, cost about $800*
- About thirty students were granted degrees in the last reported year
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The net cost of this school is close to - annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. Students wishing to apply to The Kubert School must pay an application fee of $50. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with The Kubert School for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $21,000 per year
- Required fees for full-time students: $840
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||72%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||38%||$4,816|
|Receiving Student Loans||72%||$10,063|
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