36 months
5062 USD/year
4504 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Film from University of Central Arkansas is a three-year, 60 credit hour terminal degree. Upon completion of the MFA program, graduates will be fully qualified to teach at the university level or compete in the ever changing landscape of the motion picture industry.


Film from University of Central Arkansas emphasizes production skills through both a series of production seminars and the thesis project. In addition, students are required to take courses in writing, history, and theory in order to create a more well rounded education. 


Our program emphasizes full-time, professionally oriented study and is aimed toward students wishing to work professionally in the motion picture and related fields or wishing to teach at the university level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production Design
  • Cinematography
  • Film Editing
  • Animation for Visual Effects
  • Visual Effects Compositing
  • Audio Production and Design for Film
  • Documentary Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students should submit their applications at least two weeks prior to the start of classes. Please check with the department for exact dates.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.70 on a scale of 4.00 OR at least a 3.00 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Online application
  • Non-Refundable $50.00 Application Fee.
  • Copy of the biographical page of your passport.
  • Academic Records
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2531 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    4504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2252 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Conway

878 - 1274 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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