The University of Massachusetts Amherst based in Amherst, MA offers a three-year fully funded MFA in Studio Art. The MFA program fosters a transformative, interdisciplinary education for makers and scholars who aspire to explore ideas that are hospitable for the well-being of individuals, communities, and the planet. accepting approximately six students per year. As the graduate program is interdisciplinary, students are not admitted into nor expected to work within one particular discipline. To defray the cost of tuition, teaching assistantships are awarded to all accepted students. Graduate students have 24-hour access to their studios, equipment, and facilities.