Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

The University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

Brownsville, Texas, USA
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art is organized within a two- dimensional and three-dimensional structure.
  • The students specialize in drawing, ceramics, painting, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, photography, design, installation, performance, or mixed media.
  • The MFA in Art requires the completion of a total of 60 semester hours of course work, which includes 33 hours of studio courses; 24 hours must be taken in the student’s area of concentration; 9 hours will be taken in a minor studio area.
  • The student must take 12 hours of art history courses and a 3-hour seminar, ART 6383, The Art Profession.
  • The final semester includes Art 7300, Graduate Exhibition and Art 7301 Graduate Paper on Art 7300, Graduate Exhibition and Art 7303 Graduate Thesis. In addition, graduate students must complete six hours of graduate-level university electives.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2266998 INR
Hostel & Meals610968 INR
Insurance223602 INR
Transportation87156 INR
Books & Supplies90818 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses205804 INR
International Student Fee10986 INR
Orientation Fees5493 INR
Residence Application Fees3662 INR
Total1238489 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have a 
    • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field, with a minimum of 60 hours of art at the undergraduate level.
    • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Applicants with 4-year bachelor; 3-year bachelor + master or 3-year bachelor + post-grad diploma may also apply
ExamsTOEFL: 79

IELTS: 6.5

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