Southern Illinois University based in Carbondale, IL offers a three-year fully funded MFA in Studio Art and Design. This Master of Fine Arts degree with nine unique areas of study: Blacksmithing, Ceramics, Design, Drawing, Glass, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Small Metals. Have opportunities for studio access, extensive facilities, exhibition space. Whether you are looking for a career in academia, museums, collections, trade, design, or as an artist or a critic, it all begins here. Nearly all of the graduate students receive funding through assistantships, fellowships, scholarships, or federal work-study programs.