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Rochester Institute of Technology

MFA Program in Visual Communication Design

Rochester, NY

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Overview

Rochester Institute of Technology / MFA Program in Visual Communication Design is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Thesis exhibition

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

186
Applied
107
Accepted
29
Enrolled
58%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio, minimum GPA of 3.0 (recommended)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.9%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 0.95%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Motion graphics for design and interaction; experiential design for physical and digital environments; augmented and virtual reality applications within education, advertising and consumer products; visual design for user experience and interactive solutions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 73 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY  14623-5603
United States
Contact Adam Smith
Graduate Program Director
Email: aesfaa@rit.edu
Phone: 585-475-4552
Fax: 585-475-7533

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