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The three year MFA Program at the University of Minnesota is interdisciplinary and rigorous, balancing studio practice with critical theory and inquiry.

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What sets our program apart?

The MFA Program at the University of Minnesota provides generous studio space and comprehensive financial support to students across all three years of the program. Our MFA candidates work, learn, and teach alongside a faculty and staff comprised of accomplished professional artists, while building community within a small cohort and a vibrant urban arts scene.

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College Resources for Graduate Students

Visit CLA’s website for graduate students to learn about collegiate funding opportunities, student support, career services, and more.

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