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School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$50,568 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,178 tuition
$13,590 on campus room & board
$1,600 books
$1,200 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$50,568 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,178 tuition
$13,590 on campus room & board
$1,600 books
$1,200 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,212 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,538 avg)
7% get state aid ($1,433 avg)
94% get institn'l aid ($10,212 avg)
82% get loans ($8,124 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.90% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.90% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,088 94%
Federal Grant Aid $4,538 37%
Pell Grants $4,273 37%
Other Federal Grants $944 10%
Institution Grant Aid $10,212 94%
State Grant Aid $1,433 7%
Student Loans $8,124 82%
Federal Loans $6,214 63%
Other Loans $14,692 18%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: March 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
230 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5596
(617) 267-6100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,370
Out of State $1,370


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 1
  • ex-SMFAer
  • Sep-28-2010 I am a past student here

    It is REALLY expensive - like $50,000. I think its more like $55,000 now. That's one of the reasons I left. My new school gave me a lot more money.

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  • Aug-23-2009 I am a current student here

    Being a first born Caucasian female coming from a stable income, I received more money from the school than I thought I would have. But overall the school is very expensive and there are only a few scholarships that can be applied for.

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  • Massachusetts
  • Jul-15-2009 I am a past student here

    My parents are divorced and I only have one parent attempting to help me financially but the fact that she is unable to help with college and despite the fact I was awarded good scholarships, this school was still incredibly expensive.

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