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Application Process for the Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Graduate Program in Motion Pictures in the Cinema and Interactive Media Department at the University of Miami.









To apply, here’s what you need to do


1. Review our M.F.A Curriculum.

2. Sign up for an account with CollegeNET, the application hosting service affiliated with the school.

        --Request one official transcript from each post-secondary institution (college or university) that you have


        --Request your TOEFL (if applicable) scores from ETS (University of Miami Institution Code # 5815).

          **Transcripts and test scores are NOT considered as official if provided by, or received via the applicant.

        --GRE score is NOT required.

        --Download and complete the Application for Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships form.

        --Remind your recommenders to complete the online recommendation form (3 letters are required).

        --(For International Applicants ONLY) Download and complete the Statement of Financial Responsibility


3. Prepare and submit all required Portfolio Materials through SlideRoom.

4. Make sure you meet the appropriate deadlines for Fall semester acceptance:

        Priority Deadline: February 1, 2017.

        Final Deadline: May 1, 2017 (if available)

5. Look into fees & funding to help you pay for school.

        Tuition and fees

        Information on scholarships



Frequently Asked Questions


For more information on the MFA Motion Picture Program in the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media at the University of Miami, please contact Ed Talavera, Department Chair: or contact the Graduate Studies Office at

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