Graduate Tuition and Fees

MFA in Visual Studies (60 credits)
MFA in Collaborative Design (60 credits)
MFA in Print Media (60 credits)

Tuition(’16-’17) $35,460 per year
$17,730 per semester
Department Resource Fee $400 per year
$200 per semester
Student Activity fee $100 per year
$50 per semester
Technology fee $200 per year
$100 per semester
Orientation fee $25 one time, first semester
Health Insurance *  $1,156 per semester (waived if you document non-PNCA coverage)
pdf Health Ins. Waiver

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MFA in Applied Craft + Design (60 credits)

Tuition(’16-’17) $35,900 per year
$17,950 per semester
Department Resource Fee $400 per year
$200 per semester
Student Activity fee $100 per year
$50 per semester
Technology fee $200 per year
$100 per semester
Orientation fee $25 one time, first semester
Health Insurance *  $1,156 per semester (waived if you document non-PNCA coverage)
pdf Health Ins. Waiver

MA in Critical Theory and Creative Research (45 credits)

Program costs published below apply to MA students enrolling in the Critical Theory and Creative Research Program.

Tuition $47,800 full program ($15,933.33 per semester)
Department Resource Fee $600 per year
$200 per semester
Student Activity fee $300 per year
$100 per semester
Technology fee $300 per year
$100 per semester
Orientation fee $25 one time, first semester
Health Insurance *  (’16-’17) $1,156 per semester (not charged summer ‘17) (waived if you document non-PNCA coverage)
pdf Health Ins. Waiver

Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies (60 credits)

Program costs published below apply to MFA students enrolling in the Low-Residency Visual Studies program.

Tuition + Fees (‘16-‘17) $21,350 (average) per year
  Program costs are charged on a per-credit basis at $1,066.67.

Not included in costs above:
• Required Health Insurance
• Housing
• Transportation
• Books & Supplies

Payment of Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are due in full prior to the start of each semester. Deferred payments may be allowed on a case by case basis. Balances must be paid in full on or before the last day of class during the semester for which tuition payments have been deferred. A service fee will be charged for any deferred payments.