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Studio Art

California State University San Bernardino

24 months
13404 USD/year
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The Master's of Fine Arts in Studio Art at California State University San Bernardino is a full-time, three-year, 90 quarter-unit terminal degree (after Fall 2020 it will be a 60 semester-unit degree), with courses that embrace the multiplicity of artistic expression, augmented with graduate-level critical art theory seminars.


At Studio Art at California State University San Bernardino students get a studio space, access to all of our amazing workshops and equipment, professional development classes, and training in teaching. There are also some opportunities to teach an undergraduate lower-division studio class for our MFA students.

We only admit five new students to the MFA in Studio Art each year, making the group fifteen at any one time. This allows for us to deliver maximum resources for and time with each student, making for a fulfilling and productive experience whilst on the program.


Students in the Studio Art program from California State University San Bernardino can work in any medium or range of materials and approaches they choose, and we actively encourage experimentation. High level art history and contemporary art theory classes, as well as many visiting artists, critics, curators, and other arts professionals, plus field trips and exhibition opportunities also contribute to the curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Independent Study 
  • Graduate Studio in Art 
  • Graduate Seminar in Critical Theory and Methodology
  • Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Art Issues and Practices
  • Graduate Studio Critique 
  • Masters Project in Studio Art

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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February 15th (priority for Fall entry)


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $70 Application fee (starting Fall 2020)
  • Prior college transcripts (unofficial accepted)
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Portfolio
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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    13404 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13404 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for San Bernardino

1000 - 1795 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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