School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Review & Facts

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School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 495 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1876 and is one of the 32 colleges and schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
4
Few
At School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston you can earn your several-month certificate, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

smfa implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 4 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art and Graphic Design and Animation. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
76%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is fair at 76% (close to Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is average: 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at smfa is good: 8:1. Learn more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,300
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, $40,000 a year. The additional fees at School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,300, which totals $41,300 per year.

Read the details about School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
As reported in recent data, 305 applications were submitted and 281 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at smfa is $65.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (617) 267-6100 or check School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$11,000
High
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high -- approximately $11,000 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Location and Maps



Post Address: School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 230 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5596, USA
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