24 months
3278 USD/credit 98340 USD/year
3278 USD/credit 98340 USD/year
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The Newcomb Art Department offers a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art degree at Tulane University in an intensive, interdisciplinary, two-year residency program that emphasizes close interaction with dedicated faculty and peers, and engagement with New Orleans’ unique cultural landscape.


About this Degree

The graduate Studio Art curriculum is focused on individual studio practice while also engaging students in cross-disciplinary seminars on art theory, professionalism, pedagogy, and practice-based research, as well as courses in the history of art.

Graduate students from Tulane University are provided with a studio space and 24-hour access to world-class facilities in the Woldenberg Art Center. Sculpture houses a metal fabrication area, mixed media space, digital fabrication capabilities, and space for installation and performance. Ceramics includes large general studio workrooms as well as specialized clay, glaze and plaster mixing rooms, critique/computer and kiln rooms. Glass houses both a hot and cold shop, as well as a steel fabrication area.

Programme Structure


  • Studio work
  • Art History
  • Studio Art MFA Critique Class)
  • MFA seminar, rotating theme

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Portfolio (in a single PDF that includes an artist statement and CV-further instructions below under PDF portfolio) and corresponding Inventory List
  • Statement of Purpose (1-2 pages addressing interests, influences, a brief bio as it relates to current direction of work, and reasons for applying to graduate school at this time)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Unofficial academic transcripts of all undergraduate and/or graduate study (Official transcripts are required upon admission to the program)
  • CV/Resume optional

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    98340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3278 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    98340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3278 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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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