Graduate Tuition and Fees

MFA in Visual Studies
MFA in Collaborative Design
MFA in Applied Craft + Design
MFA in Print Media

Tuition(’15-’16) $35,100 per year
$17,550 per semester
Department Resource Fee $400 per year ($310 per year for AC + D program)
$200 per semester ($155 per semester for AC + D program)
Student Activity fee $100 per year
$50 per semester
Technology fee $150 per year
$75 per semester
Orientation fee $25 one time, first semester
Health Insurance *  (’15-’16) $2,200 (waived if you document non-PNCA coverage) (ESTIMATE)
pdf Health Ins. Waiver

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MA in Critical Theory and Creative Research

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 full program
$200 per semester
Student Activity fee $300 full program
$100 per semester
Technology fee $225 full program
$75 per semester
Orientation fee $25 one time, first semester
Health Insurance *  (’15-’16) $2,200 (waived if you document non-PNCA coverage) (ESTIMATE)
pdf Health Ins. Waiver
  This is a 45-credit program that runs for three consecutive semesters, starting in the fall and ending the following summer. See program description for full details.

Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies

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

Tuition + Fees (‘15-‘16) $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.

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