School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

Boston, MA, USA
3.33 Average Rating

With a campus adjacent to Boston’s Back Bay Fens, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is a studio art school and a partnership between a prominent New England museum and college. The SMFA Bachelor of Fine Arts program encourages students to explore individualized pathways across a variety of mediums through its open studio curriculum. Each semester at the SMFA concludes with an individual evaluation by a review board which also provides recommendations for the next steps in each student’s academic career. For those looking to explore what Boston has to offer, the SMFA is a short walk from the MFA, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Fenway Park.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
28%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$38,917
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Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,249
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,640
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$16,223

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
70%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,975
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$269
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
14%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.33 Average Rating

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