502 South Cooper St. #335
Arlington, TX 76019
MFA: MFA Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some frequently asked questions regarding the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Texas Arlington. Please consult these questions before contacting the advisor.
Arlington is situated in the center of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and offers convenient access to many diverse world class cultural activities. Institutions in the area include the Nasher Sculpture Center, The Dallas Museum of Art, the Crow Collection, The Amon Carter Museum, The Kimbell Museum, and the Forth Worth Modern, as well as multiple professional symphonies and live theaters, music venues and international film festivals.
North Texas is an urban multi-cultural international center of commerce and culture, with vibrant neighborhoods boasting world cuisines and public festivals. There are two international airports within 25 miles of the university. For those more inclined to the exploration of nature, the state of Texas contains The Big Bend, The Big Thicket and The Guadalupe Mountains National Parks.
MFA students with the Art & Art History Department also have unlimited access to the Gallery at UTA, which offers students the opportunity to view exhibitions by regional, national and international artists. For more information about the Gallery at UTA and other museums and galleries in the area, visit www.uta.edu/gallery.
Moreover, the department is committed to providing funding opportunities to and diverse professional experiences to all qualified and interested students and will maintain a balance in its various discipline numbers.
Currently 100% of the enrolled MFA students receive funding at the following levels:
Departmental area scholarships
- Graduate Teaching Assistantships
- Graduate Research Assistantships