MFA On Campus

Digital Arts - 3-D Animation and Motion Arts

24 months
59520 USD/year
59520 USD/year
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At Digital Arts - 3-D Animation and Motion Arts at Pratt Institute students create evocative narrative and non-narrative films and installations using 2-D and 3-D digital animation techniques, live action, and motion graphics.  


At Digital Arts - 3-D Animation and Motion Arts students at Pratt Institute recommended electives include history of animation, film criticism, traditional animation, character design and rigging, lighting and rendering, audio and video, compositing and special effects, and advanced digital animation techniques.


After Digital Animation and Motion Arts graduation Pratt Institute Alumni can be found in diverse creative industries:

  • Augenblick
  • Blue Sky
  • Bunko Studios
  • BuzzFeed
  • Cartoon Network
  • CHRLX Studios
  • Curious Pictures
  • Digital Domain
  • Dilussion Inc
  • Disney Animation Studios
  • Dragon Egg Entertainment
  • Dream Factory
  • Dreamworks Studios
  • Framestore
  • Frost Productions
  • Gameloft
  • Giant Fox Studio
  • Industrial Light & Magic

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Arts Practicum Graphics
  • Languages
  • Digital Animation Studio
  • Graduate Seminar 
  • Storyboarding and Storytelling
  • Lighting and Rendering
  • Motion Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Spring deadline is a priority one.


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: A scan of your official, course-by-course transcripts should be uploaded when you complete your online application. 
  • Two letters of recommendation are required from employers, professors, or others able to judge your potential for graduate study in your specific program.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Visual Portfolio
  • GRE
  • Writing Sample
  • Resume
  • English Language Test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59520 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    59520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59520 USD per year 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.


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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