Furniture Design, Master | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
24 months
54176 USD/year
54176 USD/year
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The Furniture Design program of Rochester Institute of Technology advances your personal aesthetic through the study of contemporary practices and critical reflection in furniture design.


The Furniture Design program of Rochester Institute of Technology is structured to support your individual interests and aesthetic development. 

While engaging in the design and construction of a range of furniture objects, you will be challenged to advance your aesthetic, conceptual, and design sensibilities while simultaneously strengthening your building techniques and construction strategies.

You will be exposed to a broad range of contemporary practices and creative approaches to design and art-making in support of experimentation, critical reflection, and the development of your personal aesthetic and design philosophy.

Typical Job Titles

  • Craft Artist
  • Furniture Designer
  • Sculptor
  • Designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Furniture Design Graduate Studio
  • Technology in Studio
  • Studio Art Research
  • Ideation and Series
  • Business Practices for Studio Artists
  • Research and Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online graduate application. Refer to Graduate Admission Deadlines and Requirements for information on application deadlines, entry terms, and more.
  • Submit copies of official transcript(s) (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work, including any transfer credit earned.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or US equivalent) from an accredited university or college in a field of arts, sciences, or education.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required. Refer to Application Instructions and Requirements for additional information.

Tuition Fee

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    54176 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 54176 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    54176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54176 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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