The Pennsylvania State University

School of Visual Arts

Call for MFA Applicants concentrating in New Media

Call for MFA Applicants concentrating in New Media
New Media MFA Degree Candidates
Penn State School of Visual Arts (SoVA)


All materials must be submitted by January 15 to be considered for Graduate Teaching Assistantships and Regular Admission.
The New Media area in the School of Visual Arts at Penn State consists of a dynamic BA, BFA, and MFA program. The program encompasses a wide range of approaches to new media creation, authoring, and publishing. For the coming academic year (starting Fall 2019), we are seeking MFA applicants that have a strong research interest in any of the following new media fields: Game Design, Physical Computing, Time-Based Media, Video Art, Web/Net Art, Interactive Installation, Installation Art, Virtual and augmented reality, 3D Modeling and Design, Animation, Sonic Arts, Data Analytics and Visualization. New Media graduate students receive generous studio spaces and access to state of the art facilities, and all software for 2D, 3D, and 4D studio production, including 3D printing.  We offer scholarships and financial aid.


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Applicants may apply online. For further information on application procedures and forms, visit:


For specific information on how to apply, visit: or contact:
Jean Sanders, Associate Professor of Art
Studio Graduate Program Officer
210 Patterson Building
University Park, PA 16802