Fine Arts, Master | The New School | New York City, United States
24 months
55080 USD/year
55080 USD/year
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The Fine Arts MFA program offered at The New School provides a dynamic, challenging environment in which students develop diverse studio-based practices and pursue interdisciplinary scholarship.


The Fine Arts MFA program offered at The New School centers on one-on-one studio visits, group critiques, critical theory seminars, personalized classes, and writing and research for studio practice, as well as professional practice seminars. Graduate-level academic classes across the university expose students to global contemporary discourse on art and develop their critical abilities. Students can also add a graduate-level minor to their studies. Students interact with visiting artists of varied practices and cultural orientations. Recent visitors include Javier Tellez, Tschabalala Self, Laura Ortman, Carlos Motta, Derrick Adams, Nicole Eisenman, and Alfredo Jaar. Prominent contemporary art curators guide students in preparing for their thesis exhibitions.

Future Opportunities

You graduate prepared for careers in fine art, arts administration, curatorship, museum management, art criticism, and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Core: Studio Visits 
  • Graduate Core: Group Critique
  • Professional Practice
  • Critical Thinking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • The application fee for first-year international applicants is $75
  • Transcripts
  • Résumé
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Portfolio
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo scores
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27540 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    55080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27540 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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