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Massachusetts College of Art and Design

48 months
39800 USD/year
39800 USD/year
14200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Fibers Program at Massachusetts College of Art and Design offers courses in weaving, surface design, knitting, felt-making, basketry, hand papermaking, interlacing, dyeing, and fabric construction.


In seminars, advanced studios and interdisciplinary courses, students work with the rich possibilities afforded by understanding fibers in relation to other disciplines including sculpture, performance, installation, drawing, and architecture. The Fibers program is offered by Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Emphasis is placed on making personally meaningful connections between traditional approaches to fiber and contemporary developments in art, artisanry, and design.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop skill and an understanding of the importance of craftsmanship
  • Understand a wide range of approaches and methodologies to problem solving
  • Develop good working habits & self discipline
  • Develop cross disciplinary awareness
  • Develop an understanding of conceptual, symbolic and metaphoric issues
  • Develop an awareness of historical, contemporary, cross-cultural issues and artists working in their field


Massachusetts College of Art and Design is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, and is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status should be directed to the college’s administrative staff.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Vietnam – Art and Culture
  • Flexible Structures 
  • Intro to Weaving
  • Surface Design on Fabric: Resist 
  • Paper Making 
  • Surface Design: Print 
  • Intro to Fibers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and $70 application fee
  • Essay
  • Portfolio
  • Official transcripts
  • Official English language proficiency exam scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé / list of activities
  • Proof of graduation
  • Declaration and Verification of Finances (for student visa)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14200 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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