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School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

760 Students

81% Admitted

  • N/A full time
  • 114 part time
  • 215 men full time
  • 431 women full time
  • 756 applied
  • 647 admitted
  • 99 enrolled

147 Graduates

$36,623 Tuition/Year

  • 111 Non-Degree
  • $36,623 in state
  • $1,240 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • N/A books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Boston Transfer Student
  • 0
  • Honestly, a good school with great resources. I have access to any of the local school's libraries and can take any of their classes (I.e, Wentworth, MassArt, Northeastern). The only…

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Mission Statement

The mission of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is to provide an education in the fine arts for undergraduate and graduate artists—inexperienced and advanced artists of widely ranging age groupings—that is interdisciplinary, self-directed, always evolving.

It has special features: it values cultural, artistic, and intellectual diversity; it must include a wide range of media; it stresses the development of individual vision; it values art making more than adherence to curricular rules; it stays deeply in touch with the external world of art. If the mission is constant, its practice is always emerging.

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
  • Located in Boston, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 760 students enrolled
  • 81% admitted
  • $36,623 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 1
  • ex-SMFAer
  • I am a past student here

    It was really hard for me to get the classes I wanted. I tried to get into Photo I for three semesters and gave up. Also it was almost impossible to get a studio. It's fun at the school during the day, but after 5 pm when classes end everyone goes their own way. There are very few activities going on for students. They really need to improve their student activities department. At my new school we have activities every day. Also, there are only a few dorm spaces and only dorms for freshmen. A lot of freshmen were lonely. My roommate also transferred.

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  • 3
  • Massachusetts
  • I am a past student here

    I commuted two hours everyday (both ways) to get to school therefore despite the fact this was my number one choice, I'd get to school drained and wanting to go home.

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