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Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art




What will I learn?

We serve our students by focusing on their intellectual and creative growth, fostering student’s practice, and preparing them for a lifetime of accomplishment and meaningful contribution as culture creators. The program frames the individual needs of each student through the development of conceptual, aesthetic, and technical skills. While in the College of Visual Arts and Design, students participate in ideas and practices across disciplines while engaging in the critical practice of the fine arts. Housed in a world-class Tier 1 research institute, CVAD is a short drive from the vibrant cultural and art capitals of Dallas and Fort Worth.

Our graduate programs are led by engaged artists and educators who are recognized nationally and internationally for their intellectual and creative research. The studio art faculty are passionate and work tirelessly to ensure that students realize their potential. We are proud of the diverse means of research modes and art-making processes in our program and the many successes of our M.F.A. graduates who make their impact through creative inquiry, scholarship and innovation. Our M.F.A. students are passionate, skilled, dedicated and have a unique vision.

The M.F.A. degree in Studio Art is a 60-credit-hour program in the following seven areas of concentration.

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Metalsmithing and Jewelry
  • New Media Art
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Which department am I in?

College of Visual Arts and Design

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,254.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Information not available


College of Visual Arts and Design

1201 W. Mulberry,



76201, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.

For international students

You must meet the admission requirements of the UNT Toulouse Graduate School, including a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a bachelor’s degree if applying without a master’s degree.

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL: internet based - 79, or paper based - 550. A score of at least 6.5 is required on the IELTS.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of North Texas

One of the largest public Tier 1 (top 3%) U.S. research universities, the University of North Texas is the choice of over 3000 international students.

  • One of the nation’s largest public research universities
  • Ranked by Carnegie Foundation as Tier 1 research university
  • 239 degree programs across 14 colleges
  • One of the nation’s most diverse universities

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