Michigan State University based in East Lansing, Michigan offers a three-year fully funded MFA in Art and Design. The MSU MFA program provides students an opportunity to focus within or across disciplines and a forum to push beyond the boundaries of existing art and design paradigms. The faculty have particular strengths in design practice and theory, abstract, experimental, and figurative painting, print media, installation, sculpture, ceramics and materials studies, photography, art and science, digital fabrication and intermedia, apparel and textile design, art criticism, history, and visual culture studies, performative exhibition practices, social practice, and activism. All graduate students are fully funded through teaching or research assistantships and fellowships. Assistantships offer tuition waivers and health insurance.