Fees and Registration

2017 Program Fees:

Tuition $2,500
Room and board
*optional, includes all meals
Credit (if applicable) $510
Total non-credit program and residential cost $5,030
Total for-credit program and residential cost $5,540


Partial scholarships based on financial need are available and are awarded on a first-come first-served basis. To be considered for a scholarship, the application should indicate request for support and should be submitted with a copy of parents or guardians 2015 or 2016 tax return.

To Apply

Download the registration form (fillable PDF) and and email, mail or fax it to Youth Programs at Professional and Continuing Education (see the mailing address at right). Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served, and space-available basis. (Applications accepted as of January 9, 2017)

Applications must include the following:

  • Completed registration and medical form. On the registration form students should list their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices for their elective choice. MassArt cannot guarantee that students will get their first choices.

  • One-page statement of purpose describing why the student wants to attend Summer Studios.

  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a faculty or staff member at the student's high school. The other letter may be from any unrelated adult who is willing and able to speak of the applicant's maturity and readiness to participate in Summer Studios.

  • Portfolio if applying for credit

  • $300 non-refundable deposit

  • $200 non-refundable housing deposit (if applicable)



Youth Programs
Professional and Continuing Education
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (617) 879-7174
fax: (617) 879-7171


Payment in full is due by June 2, 2017.