24 months
19212 USD/year
19212 USD/year
10366 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Studio Art MFA program from University of Texas at Austin is a fast-paced, full-time, studio-intensive interdisciplinary degree program that takes full advantage of the university’s physical, technical and intellectual resources. 


At the Studio Art MFA program from University of Texas at Austin students can choose to work in-depth in a particular discipline or across any of our five areas: Painting & Drawing, Photography & Media, Print, Sculpture & Extended Media, and Transmedia (video / performance / digital media).

Graduates with Studio Art from University of Texas at Austin will:

  • develop work of the greatest consequence.
  • explore the various disciplines’ parameters, depths, and overlaps, discovering applications for new and traditional modes of expression while simultaneously examining links between art and the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critique in Studio Art
  • Graduate Committee Study
  • Seminar in Studio Art
  • Professional Practices for Fine Artists
  • Master’s Portfolio Report
  • Master’s Exhibition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • Recommended completion of ApplyTexas application: December 15


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • ApplyTexas Application
  • Application Fees ($75 total for U.S. and Permanent Resident applicants; $100 total for International applicants)
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (submitted electronically by references)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Language Test Score (international applicants only)
  • Portfolio of Visual Work (view requirements)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9606 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    19212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9606 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5183 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 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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