MFA Entrance Requirements

The MFA Committee makes admissions decisions based on its belief, as determined upon review of all application materials and interviews, that a matriculating student has the capacity for graduate-level work and is likely to thrive in the low-residency environment.

The Committee expects that a student matriculating into the MFA program at Maine Media College holds a B.F.A., B.A., or B.S. degree (or the documented equivalent in the case of international students), has had extensive practical and/or academic experience in his or her area of endeavor, and is conversant with the history of his or her chosen media.  In extraordinary circumstances the MFA Committee may admit an applicant who does not hold an undergraduate degree.  In these instances, the applicant must provide persuasive and ample documented evidence of an education equivalent in breadth and depth.