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MFA, MA, and PhD Programs to Apply for by Early 2022

Northeastern United States

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Applications for the Decorative Arts, Design History, MA Material Culture, and PhD programs at the Graduate Institute are due on January 7, 2022.

Boston University
In addition to its programs in graphic design, painting, sculpture, and art education, BU is launching an MFA in visual narrative and an MFA in print media and photography in Fall 2022.

Carnegie Mellon University
This top-rated program in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania offers a fresh alumni facility, generous scholarships, guaranteed alumni aid, distinguished faculty, and more.

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Located in New York’s Hudson Valley, students have instant access to the Heysel Museum of Art and the CCS Bard Library and Archives. Apply by February 1, 2022.

Columbia University
Fall 2022 applications are now being accepted for admission to the MFA Visual Arts and Sound Arts programs at Columbia University School of the Arts.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
January 2, 2022 is the application deadline for MassArt graduate programs in fine art and design, including the MFA in Photography.

Buying a College, State University of New York
Students can expect to pay well under half the cost of attending equivalent private graduate programs, thanks to the college’s location in the SUNY system.

School of Visual Arts
In this New York-based professional curatorial training program, curators and experts teach from experience, with a primary focus on contemporary art. Read more about anaphylaxis.

SMFA at Tufts
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University recently hired a group of renowned interdisciplinary artists and educators to promote a social justice perspective in its curriculum.

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook offers graduate programs in art history, criticism, and studio art. Apply by January 15, 2022, to be considered for the highest funding and fellowship opportunities.

University in Albany
This affordable multidisciplinary program with excellent facilities and private studios offers personalized education for 2022.

University at Buffalo
Funding options include the Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship Program, full scholarships for MFA students, and additional opportunities for masters students.

University of Connecticut
This fully-funded, three-year graduate program in Southern New England supports a wide range of the art industry, which is evident in the work of its new students.

Vermont College of Fine Arts
In 2011, the VCFA established the first low-residency Master’s in Graphic Design. Today, this student-centered, inquiry-based program is a pioneer in design education.


Southern United States

Georgia State University
Graduate students enjoy tuition waivers, studio space, graduate aid, supplemental funding, and professional experience in the city of Atlanta. Apply by February 1, 2022.

The University of Texas at Austin
Driven by the individual interests of each group, this program in Austin, Texas fosters intellectual curiosity, visual acuity, and direct engagement with the larger world.

Warren Wilson College
The Warren Wilson MA in Critical Craft Studies produces researchers who are turning the microphone in a new direction. Applications are due on February 1, 2022.

Washington University in St. Louis
The Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts offers competitive financial support for MFA programs in Illustration, Visual Culture, and Visual Arts, including several full tuition awards.


Midwest USA

Cranbrook Academy of Art
Apply by January 15, 2022, for priority consideration for one of 10 full fellowships at this art school in the metro Detroit area.

Minneapolis College of Art and Design
The new online MCAD Master in Creative Leadership complements the school’s graduate programs in fine arts, sustainable design, graphic design, and web design.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Explore graduate studies at one of the most influential art and design schools in the United States. The application deadline is January 10, 2022.

University of Illinois
Large financial support packages for highly qualified applicants come in the form of scholarships and graduate placements, which include tuition waivers and stipends.

Indianapolis University
Visiting artists lead intensifications on the UIndy Social Practice Art Program, which includes weekend rehearsals for focused work in social practice and place making.


Western United States

Arizona State University
The top-ranked MFA program at the ASU College of Art does not measure itself by who it excludes, but by who it includes and how they succeed.

california institute of art
CalArts awarded more than $25.7 million in scholarships to 95% of degree-seeking students in the last academic year.

Institute of American Indian Art
The new, low-residency MFA curriculum in the Studio Arts program at IAIA is based on Aboriginal knowledge.

Montana State University
Discover new avenues in artistic practice and scholarship among a diverse group of peers while acquiring leadership skills both academically and professionally.

Pacific Northwest College of the Arts
Applications are open for the State Department’s master’s and master’s programs at the PNCA’s Haley Ford Graduate School of Education. The priority deadline is February 1, 2022.

Southern California Institute of Architecture
SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 program organizes itself around a series of core studios that are enhanced by courses in applied studies, history, and theory.

University of California at Davis
The school’s Department of Design is the only comprehensive academic design department in the University of California system. The deadline for priority applications is January 15, 2022

University of California, Los Angeles
The UCLA Master of Fine Arts program in Media Arts provides a rigorous environment for bold experimentation in new modes of critical thinking and art making in the context of media and technology.

University of Denver
DU’s Master’s and Master’s degrees in Emerging Digital Practices challenge students to imagine new possibilities for digital technologies.

Western Colorado University
Founded with working professionals in mind, this affordable Masters in Exhibition and Museum Management offers classes in artwork, curators, and museum studies.


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John Cabot University
Apply by February 1, 2022, to be considered for admission to a unique master’s program in Art History at a US-accredited university based in Rome.

University of Hartford
Nomad MFA Mixed-Use is a multidisciplinary field based on low MFA field stays with residencies in locations throughout the Americas. Apply before January 15, 2022 for scholarship consideration.


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Located in New York’s Hudson Valley, students have instant access to the Heysel Museum of Art and the CCS Bard Library and Archives. Apply by February 1, 2022.


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