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Studio Art

University of Connecticut

36 months
26304 USD/year
26304 USD/year
11688 USD/year
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The MFA program in Studio Art at the University of Connecticut features an intensive, multidisciplinary approach to the development of work in a wide range of art media, including drawing and painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics, photography, video, installation and performance.

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The Studio Art program focuses on the advancement of each student’s abilities as an artist. Work in the studio and studio based classes is combined with courses in art criticism, theory and history to provide a context of ideas for developing students’ visions. Frequent contact with faculty members and visiting artists exposes students to diverse viewpoints and practices.

M.F.A students work closely with faculty members from all areas of the Department of Art and Art History, as well as with visiting artists, and are expected to demonstrate exceptional commitment and productivity.

Why consider coming to University of Connecticut? Here are some of the reasons:

  • An intensive, multidisciplinary approach
  • Creative excitement and intellectual energy of an art school and a major research university combined
  • A nationally and internationally renowned faculty
  • Fully funded program providing both tuition remission, stipend, and health insurance
  • One of the most successful and exciting creative and intellectual communities in the country
  • Visiting artists, field trips and exhibition opportunities
  • The success of our alumni
  • Access to all the arts
  • Large new studios and new and improved facilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Art Seminar
  • Graduate Studio Art
  • Special Topics: Studio Process & Practice
  • Issues in Contemporary Art
  • Studio Art Instruction and Curriculum Planning

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  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)

If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    11688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5844 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Storrs

1100 - 1600 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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