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Reviews 70 total reviews with an average rating of 3.3

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2 College Junior

Overall Experience: I feel that this school has made it extremely hard for me to hold onto the passion and love that I have for the arts. I was so excited for a place that marketed itself as a small and tight knit community of driven students who strove for their own excellence as well as encouraging that of those around them. Faculty are often times unhelpful and lax distracted by whatever else holds their passion more than their job. I think thats fine but the school has a tendency to hold on to these faculty and dismiss the faculty that challenges the mediocrity that is encouraged in the school environment. It's taken all that's in me to even want to continue and just finish out my education. The only thing keeping me going is that it will end soon. There have been a few professors and peers who have made my time there at least worthwhile enough to stay and try to change the environment but this has been so discouraged by the community at large that I struggle just to hold onto my love for creative arts and what I know it can do for people when effective.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: the school has its ups and downs if your not prepared to be self motivated then it may not be the school for you but this school creates many opportunities for all of its students with a wide variation of concentrations and no strict major or minor the dinning hall is not great at all not worth the money but the dorms are very nice for college dorms but having an apartment in Boston can be cheaper and more cost efficient with a kitchen. also a plus is you get your degree from tufts university or northeastern what ever program you apply to and can take advantage of both of those schoo.ls and everything they have to offer. the art sale the school has is always very successful and the school usual makes 2 million off of it and the students are able to sell any and all of their work in the sale which is really nice. The sale helps you get a fallowing starting your career as an artist.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Small class sizes and mostly very good professors. The school itself is very tiny and the facilities could be better, but the MFA and Tufts (or Northeastern) make up for this.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: normally i bring food from home but its great

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel extremely safe at my school

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: unfortunately it is art school so no one realized the importance of athletic unless out of school.

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5 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The dorms were amazing ! boston is a great City

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4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I have no association with any type of greek

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5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: I love the artistic atmosphere at my school everyone has a unique style

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Financial aid helped me out with a substantial amount, but unfortunately it is not enough to cover the full tuition of a year at my school and Loans are not really an option for me because my parents credit is horrid. So i am basically on my own

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3 College Sophomore

Technology: The network is an abysmal. It is slow even when I try to connect computers located at the school. Needs an overhaul.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Financial aid has gone well when I deal with people directly at the school. Although, I constantly need to check in to review the numbers because of the limited amount of income and sources I have to pay for short-term and long-term expenses.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are plenty of places to choose from for off-campus dining, except it's not a problem I hold against the school. Going out to eat is expensive regardless. I usually pack a lunch because of the money I need to save for other expenses.

2 College Freshman

Parking: Parking anywhere in Boston is a nightmare. Why any college student in Boston would want to have a car is completely beyond me.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It's a really old city- you're bound to find about a million hole-in-the-wall places with scrumptious food.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: Museums! Galleries! Red Sox! Cultural festivals happening all the time! Conventions! Concerts! Ballet, opera, symphony! And so on

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: So. Many. Potheads. Lots of people drink, too, as usual in college. Sure, they're annoying, but it's not totally intolerable. If you don't want to partake, that's fine too. If it happens in the dorms, though, and you get caught... You're in deep s***.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: You get to build your own curriculum. Of course, there are requirements, but there's a great variety of classes you can take to fulfill those requirements. That means that you can have fun fulfilling requirements, you can take the classes you need to shape your practice how you want, to learn how to do what you think is necessary.

3 College Freshman

Campus Quality: The library is one of my favorite places at school!

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: It's so easy to go interdisciplinary here... Mixed media is the thing to do, and it really opens up your options and creativity!

4 College Freshman

Technology: Art school. All Macs. It's all good.

Internet is decent, printing is good (free B&W letter size!).

If you're in a digital media class, you use the classrooms that have computers for your use. It's not a bad idea to have your own, though.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: If you're good you can get really good merit scholarships, but the tuition is still pretty high. There are a lot of opportunities for other scholarships and grants, though, so there are a lot of options.

3 College Freshman

Weather: It's New England. Fall is beautiful, winter is cold and snowy and grey, spring is about half winter 2.0, and the summer is disgustingly hot and humid.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: As annoying as the MBTA can be at times, you really can't complain- anywhere you need to go in Boston, you can get there on the T or on a bus. If not, it's a pretty small city, so walking isn't an issue.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Being at SMFA has been a learning experience... Sexual orientations cover everything under the sun, as do political beliefs. There are international students from pretty much everywhere.. it's a very diverse campus!

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