School of the Museum of Fine Arts – Boston

Also known as Museum School

230 The Fenway, Boston, MA

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Museum School is a nonprofit private art school located in Boston, Massachusetts, that provides specialized education and training in a variety of art related fields. School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston offers several programs for students to choose from. Listed below are the more popular programs offered:

  • Fine Studio Arts
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration

To help support students, School of the Museum of Fine Arts - Boston may provide some services to students including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At School of the Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, the graduation rate is around 46%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 3%.

This school has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation having first received its accreditation from that agency in 1948. To see more and get consumer disclosures, please visit

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Former students had a loan repayment rate of around 74%**
  • About 210 students were granted degrees in the last reported year

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $35,900. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. A fee of $65 is required from all applicants. Student who wish to obtain more information regarding financial aid may contact the school's financial aid office at (617) 369-3645, which has information regarding types of aid, forms and more. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at Museum School, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • The estimated tuition range is around $39,000-$47,000 per year
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $1,500 to $1,700 per unit
  • Required fees: $1,300

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $44,000 per year for graduate students
  • Per unit charges are around $1,800 for part time students
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $1,100

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$13,117
Receiving Student Loans70%$7,233

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 8%.

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