24 months
1553 USD/credit 46590 USD/year
1553 USD/credit 46590 USD/year
1171 USD/credit 35130 USD/year
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The Printmaking program at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University is a two-year, 60-credit program leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree. 


Tyler Printmaking from Temple University, a leading program for mentorship and critical thought in the discipline, is ranked seventh in the nation among M.F.A. printmaking programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Tyler offers M.F.A. students access to state-of-the-art facilities; private studios; world-class faculty in a wide range of disciplines, all practicing artists themselves; leading visiting artists; opportunities to attend New York Print Week and other national conferences; the resources of a large public research university; and a welcoming and supportive community of artists, educators, and thinkers. Tyler M.F.A. students take advantage of faculty and alumni relationships in the art world and the school’s location in Philadelphia, a vibrant art center with a strong printmaking tradition, to grow their creative practices and businesses.

Future Career

Areas of Specialization: The Printmaking area encompasses facilities for silkscreen, lithography, and etching. M.F.A. candidates work with faculty who are actively exhibiting professional artists. The faculty encourage the exploration of advanced printmaking techniques that include color and photo-etching, metal engraving, mezzotint, photo-lithography, viscosity color printing, woodcut, and full utilization of the computer as an image-creating tool.

Job Prospects: The M.F.A. program prepares graduates for careers as professional artists and educators.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Seminar in Printmaking
  • Graduate Projects in Printmaking 
  • Graduate Professional Practices 
  • The Art of Infographics
  • Visual Design Graduate Seminar
  • Visual Design Graduate Seminar II

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Statement of Goals: Approximately 500 to 1,000 words include your interest in Tyler's program, your research goals, your future career goals, and your academic and artistic achievements.
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Portfolio: As a Master of Fine Arts applicant, you must submit a portfolio that consists of 20 images representative of the immediate direction of your work. 
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1553 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    46590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1553 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    35130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1171 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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