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New Media, MFA

New Media, MFA

New Media, MFA Degree Candidates
School of Visual Arts (SoVA)
Penn State University, University Park, PA


December 15 - Fellowship Application Deadline to be considered for the following fellowship and scholarship awards: University Graduate Fellowship; Bunton-Waller Graduate Award; Graham Endowed Fellowship; Fund for Excellence in Graduate Recruitment.

January 15 - Graduate Admissions deadline and for consideration for Graduate Teaching Assistantships. Priority consideration given for admissions.

(materials uploaded on or before January 15, 2010 will be considered for Fall 2010 admission)

The New Media area in the School of Visual Arts at Penn State consists of a dynamic BA, BFA, and MFA program. The program encompasses a wide range of approaches to new media creation, authoring, and publishing including: 3D Modeling and Animation, Gaming, Video Art, Web/Net Art, Interactive Installation, Physical Computing and Sonic Arts.

New Media graduate students receive studios and access to state of the art facilities which include: (3) G5 fully equipped mac labs, a/v editing stations, vinyl cutter and large format printers, 3d scanning and rapid prototyping equipment/facilities, wood/metal shop, the physical computing lab and more.

Most graduate students in the School of Art can expect support in the form of a scholarships (http://www.sova.psu.edu/gradstudio.html), or teaching or research assistantships. There are also scholarships offered through the University (http://www.gradsch.psu.edu/fellowships)

For the coming academic year (starting Fall 2010), we are expanding the MFA program and seeking applicants that have a strong interest in any of the above and/or related new media fields.


Program Website: http://newmedia.sova.psu.edu

School of Visual Arts Website: http://www.sova.psu.edu

College of Art and Architecture: http://www.artsandarchitecture.psu.edu


Applicants to the program may apply online-for further information on application procedures and forms, visit: http://www.sova.psu.edu/gradapp.html


For specific information and how to apply to the graduate school at Penn State’s School of Visual Art, visit: http://www.sova.psu.edu/gradapp.html or contact Matt Kenyon at mck16@psu.edu