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School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston

Boston, MA
University Website: www.smfa.edu
Apply Online: www.smfa.edu/application-apply-online
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The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (also known as the Museum School or SMFA) is an undergraduate and graduate college located in Boston, Massachusetts, dedicated to the visual arts. It is affiliated with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in partnership with Tufts University and Northeastern University. SMFA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) as well as a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $31,996.00 avg tuition

230 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5596
(617) 267-6100

Apply online Admissions:
Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Education
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston

Applied 756
Admitted 647 86%
Enrolled total 99
Full Time: 88
Part Time 11
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 74%
4-year graduation rate 34%
6-year graduation rate 51%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $31,996.00 $31,996.00 $31,996.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,170.00 $1,170.00 $1,170.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,330.00 $1,330.00 $1,330.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $35,556.00 $35,556.00 $35,556.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $939.00 $939.00 $939.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $13,996.00 $9,500.00 $6,500.00
Other Expenses $3,800.00 $3,800.00 $6,500.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $65.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,600.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 95%
Percent receiving grant aid 95%
Avg amount of grant aid $13,117.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 70%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,233.00

School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Art Teacher Education X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
Karen Jacobs Scholarship Up to $500 October 26, 2017
Massachusetts Public Service Grant 100% of tuition May 01, 2017

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