M.F.A. On Campus

Visual Arts (Graphic Design, Illustration)

36 months
618 USD/credit 12360 USD/year
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Visual Arts (Graphic Design, Illustration) from Marywood University is a low-residency program designed for working professionals


About Visual Arts (Graphic Design, Illustration) from Marywood University

Visual Arts (Graphic Design, Illustration) from Marywood University is designed for art directors, graphic designers, illustrators, educators, and other artists. You can earn your MFA in just three years, through four two-week summer sessions at Marywood, six study tours, and independent work.


Our MFA program helps practicing designers and illustrators hone their technical skills and explore new depths of creativity and conceptual thinking. The Master of Fine Arts is a terminal degree that will qualify you to teach at the college level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Art Criticism
  • Aesthetics
  • Art History
  • Graphic Design
  • Thesis Project, Exhibit

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Marywood University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $35 application
  • Official college transcript/leaving certificate/mark sheets, if applicable
  • Official test scores (see below)
  • Citizenship/Visa Information
  • Certification of Finances with bank statement (see below)
  • Already studying in the United States? You will need the International Student Transfer Authorization Transfer of F1 Visa Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 618 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Scranton

1000 - 1500 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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