International StudentsThe university welcomes applications from international students seeking a world-class graduate education.
MassArt's graduate students come from 12 countries. A full 25% of our students are international, including four Fulbright Scholars. Watch a video interview and learn why they chose MassArt.
International students are eligible for scholarships and graduate/teaching assistantships. Third-party loans may also be available. International students are not eligible for Stafford or PLUS loans.
Applicants whose first language is not English must report TOEFL scores of 223 (computer test): 563 (paper test); or 85 total with minimum scores of 21 reading, 19 listening, 23 speaking, and 22 writing (Internet-based test ibt). For applicants taking the IELTS test, a score of 6.5 is required.
International applicants must submit official copies of undergraduate transcripts in the original sealed envelope, which should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions, 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Note that MassArt does not consider applicants for graduate degree or post-baccalaureate programs who do not have the equivalent of a baccalaureate degree.
Credentials in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations and an explanation of the grading system and hours of study. MassArt requires official evaluations of post-secondary transcripts or records from other countries. Applicants may arrange for evaluations by contacting:
Center for Educational Documentation
PO Box 199, Boston, MA 02117 USA
(617) 338-7101 fax
International applicants are required to furnish proof of financial support sufficient for the full term of the degree program to which they are applying to be eligible for a student visa. International students must be enrolled for a minimum of six credits per semester to maintain their visa status. Financial declaration forms are sent along with any offer of admission.