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Fine Arts Studio MFA

Rochester Institute of Technology
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
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Program description

RIT Fine Arts Studio MFA

Fine Arts Studio MFA - RIT

Through this two-year program, students will gain an overview of studio-based fine arts including painting, sculpture, non-toxic printmaking and expanded forms. Students will also be given the opportunity to explore elective courses in film, ceramics, photography, industrial design and glass, as well as general art history courses.

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Admission requirements

Students wishing to undertake this MFA program need to meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a bachelor of fine arts degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university,
  • Submit the following:
    • A portfolio containing a cohesive body of artwork that demonstrates both technical skill and visualization of conceptual thought
    • Official transcripts of previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • A letter of intent, which should include a candidate’s interest in obtaining an MFA, the selection of RIT for the MFA degree, and professional goals to be achieved
    • An artist’s statement explaining the intention behind the portfolio submitted,
  • Complete a graduate application.

International students

Those whose native language is not English must submit one of the following minimum scores:

  • 550 - TEFL (paper-based)
  • 80 - TELF (internet-based)
  • 6.5 - IELTS

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Tuition fees

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Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Fine Arts in Fine Arts Studio.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY

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