Interested?

Interested in Department of Art? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Art is located in Amherst, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Studio art
Master of Arts (MA) Art Art education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
33%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 16%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male (17)
Female (28)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Shona Macdonald
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 413-545-1903
Fax: 413-545-3929