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How to Apply: Graduate Students


  • Application Opens: August 1
  • Priority Deadline: January 2*

*We will accept applications on a space available basis, after the Priority Deadline.


Financial aid

Graduate admissions applications completed by the Priority Deadline, January 2, will be considered for all scholarship opportunites.

US Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents and DACA recipients are eligible to complete the FAFSA for federal financial aid. We recommend that you complete your FAFSA by February 1 to be considered for need-based scholarships and other financial aid. The MassArt school code is 002180. Learn more about Financial Aid for graduate students.


closed programs

MassArt welcomes transfer applications from students who attended recently closed/soon to be closing programs which include:

  • San Franciscio Art Institute
  • Lesley University: MFA Photography Program

Please contact for an application fee waiver, and details on abbreviated application requirements.

START AN APPLICATION • T: 617.879.7238