M.A. On Campus


Southern Methodist University

24 months
1600 USD/credit 48000 USD/year
1600 USD/credit 48000 USD/year
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The Master of Fine Arts is the terminal degree in studio art. Students who earn the M.F.A. in Art at Southern Methodist University will be able to show a substantial body of work of uniformly high quality and distinct originality.


The student will also have an intellectual grasp of the broad context, historical and current, within which the artist functions. The Art degree program at Southern Methodist University is designed to comprise a two-year focused period of study, terminating with the M.F.A. qualifying exhibition and oral exam.

Facilities for and faculty expertise in ceramics, creative computation, drawing, installation, new media, painting, performance, photography, printmaking, sculpture, sound, and time-based media feature among the opportunities for students. The system of critiques and seminars is designed to encourage development between media and diverse experimentation within disciplines, as well as depth of mastery.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Studio
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Digital and Hybrid Media
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Painting
  • Sculpture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To assure full consideration for the fall term, application should be completed online and ALL supporting materials pertaining to the application for admission should be delivered to the Meadows Graduate Office
  • Materials received from applicants who do not enroll will be retained by the Meadows Graduate Office for one year. 
  • All documents become the property of Southern Methodist University and cannot be returned. A $75.00 non-refundable application fee is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1600 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    48000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1600 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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