The MFA at SUNY New Paltz was rated No. 19 on Best Value Schools’ 2022 list of the Best Schools for Master of Fine Arts Programs in the United States, again earning a place alongside much larger private college programs on this national ranking.
The Best Value Schools methodology weighs academic excellence against cost, to help prospective students identify the program that’s the best balance for them.
The nationally accredited MFA at New Paltz shines on these metrics, offering varied and extensive opportunities for graduate study in a unique setting and at an affordable, public college tuition.
The intensive and selective two-year MFA program, the largest in the SUNY system, includes specializations in Ceramics, Metals, Painting and Drawing, Photography & Related Media, Printmaking, and Sculpture, overseen by faculty members who are dedicated teachers and practicing artists with significant national reputations.