The University of Florida, based in Gainesville, FL offers a 3-year residential fully funded MFA in Design and Visual Communications. The MxD consists of 60-credit hours of coursework, resulting in the MFA in Design & Visual Communications, a terminal degree. They offer a design-centered curriculum that allows you to dive deep into research, theory, and methods to design in and with communities. Assistantships and Fellowships are available to students who demonstrate potential for excellence. For the past decade, all admitted students have received these. For a half-time appointment over 9 months for 3 years MFA students receive $16,000 annually, Free health insurance, and a full-tuition waiver.