BFAMFAPhD Free/Paid MFA programs 2015 update (visual arts focus)
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% students tuition fundednumber of stipend positionsprogram lengthcost, if anystudents to email (put your contact info here if people can write to you about it)faculty to email (put your contact info here)Application Deadlinecommentary, thoughts, notesUSA World News Ranking
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University of Denver (Emergent Digital Practices)30%63 years$34k/year tuition and feeslaleh.mehran@du.edu2/20/2016du.edu/ahss/edp
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Clemson University100%15-20 (all current MFA students) + recruitment fellowships (apply by Jan 1 or Mar 1) + teaching fellowships2 - 2.5 yearsMFA students pay graduate school fee & living expenses, all students receive Graduate Teaching Assistantship as part of tuition waiver, additional Teaching Fellowship pays a stipend for Instuctor of Record.
deighton.t.abrams@gmail.com (MFA'16, Graduate Student Government Senator)David Detrich, Graduate Coordinator, ddavid@clemson.edu
Jan 1 (Recruitment Fellowship), Mar 15 (general deadline) http://www.clemson.edu/caah/departments/art/academics/graduate/index.html#23 US News Top Public National University, #104 MFA program
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Cornell100%122 yearsCornell36
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Washington State University100%162 yearssqueak.meisel@wsu.eduWashington State University93
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LSU100%453 YearsStudents pay for their own cost of living; however modest stipends of $6,300 per year come with an assistantship, which includes a tuition waiverart@lsu.eduProfessor Kelli Scott Kelly kskelley@lsu.edu2/1/2015LSU62
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University of Delaware100%10 per year2 yearsstudents pay cost of living but stipends for teaching are given to all second year studentssboehm@udel.eduadonovan@udel.eduUniversity of Delaware114
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University of Connecticut100%15 total; 5 in each year3 yearFull tuition waiver for full-time students with teaching/research stipend ($11,000) plus health benefits for three years.judith.thorpe@uconn.edu1/15/2016University of Connecticut, Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art, art.uconn.edu93
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UMass Amherst - Studio Arts 100%6 annually, all students receive teaching stipends for length of program 3 years Registration costs and 5% of healthcare costs are still on the student. UMass has an excellent Graduate Student UnionEmily etareila@umass.edu / Nour ngbsells@gmail.com
UMass Amherst - Studio Arts 93
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University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)100%8 annually3 yearsartdept@umn.eduJanuary 1st16 in Ceramics, 21 in Printmaking, 45 overall
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U of Illinois at Urbana Champaign100%all3 yearscbakker@illinois.eduU of Illinois at Urbana Champaign27
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U Michigan100%2 Year1/6/2016U Michigan
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JMU100%3 yearsJMU93
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Stanford10052 years0bencoebigelow@gmail.comProgram comes with stipend with healthcare in addition to free tuition. stipend was enough to live on, about 2k a month in 2013. Giant studios, independt study model program. GRE was required since 2013. You have to submit scores, but scores dont count whatsoever. I clicked "next" on every question and was accepted. This place is the deal of the century, but isnt going to get you a NYC gallery right away, if thats your persuasion.36
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UCSD10010ish MFA per year, 1-3 PhD Art Practice2-3 years0angela.washko@gmail.com, lebloom@ucsd.edu12/4/2014UCSD13
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Northwestern100Total 5 students admitted each year.
All students receive stipend.
Students teach in 2nd year but not in 1st.
Total stipend = $29,000 per annum. This is not a typo.
2 year$0 ($110 service fee per quarter)i didn't see a visual arts graduate program here... only for MFA in Creative Writing
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Mills100up to 122 years1 year Free one year paidypinkusevich@mills.eduFeb 1stMills
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Syracuse University1003 YearsTypically between $10-12,000 per year after scholarship depending upon amount of credits taken.vandritch@gmail.comLate JanuarySyracuse University45
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Tulane100Tulane93
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Rennsaeler Polytechnic Institue/iEAR
Rennsaeler Polytechnic Institue/iEAR53
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SAIC1 student per media department gets free tuition, no living costs2 years for regular MFAhighSAIC
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SUNY Purchase100 (full and partial)82 yearsNo one pays the advertised in an out of state rates. Better funding for instate students. Everyone's pricetag is a little different.elizaevans@gmail.com2/1/201645
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SMU100% tuition remission for all students122 yearsstudents pay for their own cost of living; however; grants available for art materials.nsimblis@mail.smu.eduFeb 1, 2016SMU127
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Afred U. Electronics Art MFA100%???
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University of California, BerkeleyTuition is 100% covered for all California residents. Out-of-State U.S. citizens/residents as well as international students can apply for and usually receive generous funding. 6 students are admitted per year, for a total of 12 students in the MFA program. Varies by year. The UC system offers many university-wide grants apart from the Art Department, teaching fellowships, and research funds.2 yearsSee column Bhelenakeeffe@gmail.com michelleott@hotmail.comStephanie Syjuco, Assistant Professor: ssyjuco@berkeley.edu or Anne Walsh, Graduate Chair: agwalsh@berkeley.eduDecember 15th http://art.berkeley.edu/programs/graduate-program/UC Berkeley20
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ASU55 reduced + scholarships553 yearshttps://students.asu.edu/tuitionandfeessoagrad@asu.edususan.beiner@asu.eduJanuary 15thASU22
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U Chicago75% tuition for all students accepted. Around 5 students are accepted per year. DOVA has no extra money to negotiate or offer stipends. 12/15/2014U Chicago
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RutgersALL2 yearFREERutgers#27
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University of New MexicoAvg MFA student funding/semester = Tuition remission for 6 credits ($1870.92); Assistantship salary ($3,828.06); Health benefits ($800)85% of current students in any given year (most areas within department fund 100% of grad students; Photo area is the exception)3 yearsEst. cost for MFA students per semester with funding: $1300 (3 credit hours, plus course fees)art255@unm.edu [Graduate Advisor Kat Heatherington]1/15/2016UNM
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MITFellowships range from 50% - 100%. 5 students are usually accepted per year. Funding from outside the department can be limited based on minority status at institute.There are NO stipends at ACT. Teaching is not guaranteed.2 yearsStupid expensive. b1end@aim.comDecember 31 http://architecture.mit.edu/art-culture-and-technology/degree/smactAs of 2017, infighting amongst 3 core faculty. MIA professors. You should visit if accepted. Strange vibes.
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Washington University in St. Louis Sam Fox School of Design and Visual ArtFull or Partial Tuition25 students in each year - MAX. Teaching Assistanceship garanteed for second year graduate students Chancelors Fellowship has a huge stipend and health insurance also the Olin Fellowship is a support for funding also. 2 years$39,790 per year.Kahlil Irving - Kirving@wustl.eduJanuary 15http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/node/4178U.S. News & World Report ranked the MFA program 12th in the nation
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University of Massachusetts - DartmouthFull or Partial Tuition2-3 years
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UIowarecently 100%
total of 20-ish MFA students admitted per year, but varies by program area3 yearsStudents pay fees and living expenses only, if Teaching Assistant, a student will make ~$9000 per year, and can apply for scholarships and fellowships on top of thissarah-kanouse@uiowa.edu2/1/2015UIowa22
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YaleThe average scholarship award for those who were eligible was $31,325.need-based; changes year to year2 YEARS$36,359mariya.vlasova@yale.edu1/1/2014Yale#1 2016 MFA Ranking
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UNC Greensborotypically 100%2 yearsamystibich@gmail.comUNC Greensboro127
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Western Carolina UniversityVaries, + - %803 yrs, 60-credit programFall/Spring 2016-17 Gradaute Tuitionpaulfarmerartist@gmail.comtdashcraft@wcu.eduFebruary 1Westside NC37 in Regional Universities South
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University South Florida18,000 award for accepted MFA students 3 years University of South Florida
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UCLA3% of applicants get accepted Many fellowships available2 years1/9/2014UCLA
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UCSB7 per year2 yearsUCSB
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Carnegie Mellon All (typically 18) grads are awarded graduate assistantships. There are currently several full-ride scholarships3 year1/29/2016http://www.cmu.edu/art/admission/mfa.html#7 overall and #1 in Multimedia and Visual Communications (#1 ranking is US News & World Report's labeling and conjoining of two different Schools of Art and Design)
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Bard***********2-3 year low residency$58,000 for all 2/3 years#13
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Georgia State University3 years Georgia State University
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Georgia TechGeorgia Tech
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IndianaIndiana
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KANSAS2 yearsKANSAS#11
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MICAMICA
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Montclair StateMontclair State
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Ohio State University3 yearsOhio State University
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OUOU
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RISDRISD
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SMFA, Boston2 years39k/yrSMFA, Boston#59 2016
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Southern Illinois University CarbondaleSouthern Illinois University Carbondale
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SUNY BuffaloSUNY Buffalo
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TulaneTulane
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Tyler/Temple2 year$38K/yr.Tyler/Temple#13
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U Maryland (UMBC or College Park?)3 yearsU Maryland (UMBC or College Park?)
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U of Illinois at ChicagoU of Illinois at Chicago
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U OregonU Oregon
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UC DavisUC Davis
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UC Irvine3 yearUC Irvine
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UFUF
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Univ. of GeorgiaUniv. of Georgia
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UT AustinUT Austin
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UWUW
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VCU2 yearsVCU
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Illinois State University, Normal/Bloomington full tuition waivers and graduate assistantshipshttp://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/art-masters-fine-arts/
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Sotheby's Institute of Art: The Graduate School of Art and its Markets
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Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
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University of California—​Los Angeles #2 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Virginia Commonwealth University #2 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Rhode Island School of Design #4 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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School of the Art Institute of Chicago #4 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Carnegie Mellon University #6 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Columbia University #6 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Cranbrook Academy of Art #6 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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California Institute of the Arts #9 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Maryland Institute College of Art #9 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Bard College #13 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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University of California—​San Diego #13 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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California College of the Arts #15 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Pratt Institute #15 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Stanford University #15 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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Temple University #15 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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University of Wisconsin—​Madison #15 (tied) 2016 MFA Ranking
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