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Art Design

Fort Hays State University

24 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
242 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Department of Art Design at Fort Hays State University offers a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree consisting of a minimum of 60 hours of graduate work


You must complete the Art Design degree at Fort Hays State University requirements within 8 years and maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout the MFA program. This masters program collaborates different area of studio concentrations such as: drawing, painting, sculpture, design, printmaking, ceramics and intermedia.

MFA progress Review

Admission to the M.F.A. degree program does not guarantee graduation or that the student will be awarded a degree. He/she may be dropped from the enrollment or held in attendance beyond the customary two to three years if his/her progress does not measure up to the standards of the Department of Art and Design. Incompletes are not viewed as satisfactory progress. Courses must be completed before enrollments are allowed in subsequent program courses.

There will be a minimum of three reviews conducted by the candidate's graduate committee to determine graduate progress: First Review, Preliminary Oral Examination, and the Final Oral Examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art History
  • Studio Art
  • Drawing
  • Painting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Using Google Chrome, submit an Application for Graduate Admission at the appropriate website:
  • Pay the $40 domestic application fee or $50 international application fee.
  • Provide the Graduate School with an official bachelor's degree transcript and master's degree transcript (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Provide entrance examination scores as required by individual departments.
  • Provide letters of recommendation. 
  • Provide any other documents required by specific departments, such as a personal statement or vita, background check release, writing sample, or digital art slides.
  • International students must provide evidence of their ability to speak English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 610 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    242 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 242 USD per credit during 24 months.

Graduate On-Campus (contiguous state) $341.29

Living costs for Hays

900 - 1400 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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Updated over a year ago

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