24 months
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
768 USD/credit 23040 USD/year
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The Department of Art offers a Art Studio program of graduate study leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree at University of Maryland. 


Key facts

The Art Studio program from University of Maryland emphasizes independent and interdisciplinary work. The Graduate Faculty consists of 15 active professional artists specializing in a range of studio and post-studio practices, including painting/drawing, sculpture/installation, printmaking, digital and time-based media. 

The program is small and competitive, and most students receive support in the form of graduate fellowships and assistantships, which include teaching and after-hours studio monitoring.

Programme Structure

Modules included:
  • Studio
  • Teaching Internships
  • Art History
  • Art Theory
  • Colloquium
  • Thesis Research.

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

The MFA Degree is the final degree in studio art. Only the highest level of undergraduate artistic achievement is appropriate for graduate application. The Department of Art seeks students who have developed coherent bodies of work that are personal and focused. This body of art work, as professionally documented on CD’s, Videos or websites is the primary basis for admittance.

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • CV/Resume
  • Digital Submission: 15-20 digital images, website/software or videos/videos documentation indicative of current artistic practice, uploaded to umdart.slideroom.com, $10 supplemental application fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    23040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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