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A Guide to the Low Residency Art MFA by David Vanadia, MFA

Low Residency MFA Programs

Are you considering a low-res MFA program in Art? If so, read this before you buy!

School Major(s) 2012 Tuition (per semester) Location
Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University Low Residency MFA in Visual Arts $8,775 Boston, MA
Azusa Pacific University Low-Residency MFA in Visual Art $6,900 Azusa, CA
Goddard College Low residency MFA in Interdisciplinary Art $8,235 Plainfield, VT & Port Townsend, WA
Hartford Art School International Limited Residency MFA in Photography $6,573 West Hartford, CT
Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts Low-residency PhD in Philosophy & Art Theory $15,100 Portland, ME
Johnson State College Low Residency MFA in Studio Arts $12,360 Johnson, VT
MassArt Low Residency 2D MFA $9,000 Boston, MA
Maine College of Art (MECA) Medium Residency MFA in Studio Arts $15,080 Portland, ME
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art $18,950 Baltimore, MD
New York Film Academy MFA in Film Making $19,000 Los Angeles, CA
Otis College of Art and Design Low Residency MFA in Graphic Design $19,700 Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Northwest College of Art Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies $16,195 Portland, OR
Portland State University Low-Residency MFA in Art and Social Practice $6,800 Portland, OR
San Francisco Art Institute Low-Residency MFA $19,092 San Francisco, CA
School of Visual Arts (SVA) Low Residency MFA in Visual Narrative $8,685 New York, NY
Transart Institute MFA in Creative Practice, Practice-based PhD MFA: $9,760 PhD: $10,520 International & New York, NY
University of the Arts Light Residency MFA in Studio Art $13,044 Philadelphia, PA
University of Hartford Art School Low Residency MFA in Illustration, Limited Residency MFA in Photography $9,995 West Hartford, CT
Vermont College Low Residency MFA in Visual Art, Graphic Design, Music Composition $9,267 Montpelier, VT