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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Overview

Massachusetts College of Art and Design / MFA Program is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 3D fine arts Jewelry and metalsmithing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 3D fine arts Ceramics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 3D fine arts Fibers
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 3D fine arts Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 3D fine arts Glass
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Design Dynamic media
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 2D fine arts Printmaking
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 2D fine arts Painting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Design Dynamic media
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Media arts Photography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Media arts Film/video
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Media arts Photography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Fine arts Interdisciplinary

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Thesis exhibition (for fine arts programs); thesis project and document (for design/dynamic media program)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

247
Applied
128
Accepted
47
Enrolled
52%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio, college transcripts, resume, statement of purpose, letters of reference, interview, 6 credits of art history taken prior to or during MFA program
Additional Entrance Requirements Portfolio, college transcripts, resume, statement of purpose, letters of reference, interview

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 4
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

72
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.17%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 28
Male (31)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Painting and printmaking, sculpture, photography, film and video, dynamic media design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115-5882
United States
Contact Paul Paturzo
Dean of Graduate Studies
Email: pjpaturzo@massart.edu
Phone: 617-879-7166

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