Idaho State University

M.A. On Campus
23704 USD/year
8928 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Art is the recognized terminal degree in the studio arts. 


This program is designed to refine the visual art skills of the graduate student in a particular area or areas of concentration by providing the instruction, facilities and time for the student both to develop a significant body of studio work and to expand their intellectual horizons in preparation for a rewarding professional career.

Studio Course Categories:
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Fiber Media
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art of the Book
  • World Arts
  • Nineteenth Century Art
  • Modern Art
  • Contemporary Art
  • Special Topics in Art History
  • Theories and Methodologies
  • Advanced Printmaking
  • Advanced Painting and Composition
  • Advanced Metals-Jewelry
  • Research in Studio or Theory
  • Independent Study in Drawing

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A letter of intent stating the applicant’s goals and objectives with regard to graduate study;
  • A portfolio of work (20 digital images)
  • Three letters of recommendation from undergraduate instructors

    a. Digital file portfolios must be formatted for Macintosh computers. Twenty images should be submitted on a single CD.

    b. The CD should be labeled with the applicant’s name. Digital images, in RGB color, may be no larger than 5 Megabytes each

    c. Name and number all files with LastnameFirstname00.jpg or LastnameFirstname00.tif (e.g., JohnsonRobert12.jpg). Number images in the order to be viewed. Include with the submission a printed, hard-copy image inventory page headed with your name and the area(s) of study

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23704 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    8928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8928 USD per year and a duration of  .


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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Updated over a year ago

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Idaho State University