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Undergraduate Program

Combined B.A. or B.Sc. and B.F.A.

BFA Program at the School of Museum of Fine Arts

The SMFA/Tufts BFA program combines an in-depth, rigorous liberal arts education at Tufts University with intensive studio arts training at SMFA. Students are considered to be fully enrolled at both schools, and graduate with a BFA degree from Tufts University.

Students wishing to pursue a studio art degree should only apply to the Museum School, indicating an interest in the Bachelor of Fine Arts. More information on this program may be obtained at the School of Museum of Fine Arts, 230 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, (800) 643-6078 or (617) 369-3626.

BA/BFA Combined Degree Program with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts

The Five-Year Combined Degree program between Tufts and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts is designed for students who wish to pursue their artistic and academic interests to the fullest extent. Students in this program share their time between the Tufts School of Arts and Sciences and the SMFA.

It is a demanding program created for students who wish to develop their abilities in the fine arts to a professional level and also refine and focus their studies in the academic field.

This five-year program may be entered in the freshman or sophomore year. Students have to meet the normal admission standards of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and Tufts University for both degrees.

Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with two degrees from Tufts: a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a major of their choice and a Bachelor of Fine Arts.