Events
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Joel Holmberg

    Sep 20| Lectures
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  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the estimated amount it costs to attend Otis each year. The COA includes direct costs and indirect costs.
Direct costs are charges directly from the school that are billed to the student.
Indirect costs are estimated budgetary numbers based on average college student expenditures. Actual ‘indirect costs’ will vary from student to student.


Undergraduate & Graduate // Graduate Graphic Design // Graduate Writing (Part Time)
 

UNDERGRADUATE / GRADUATE COST OF ATTENDANCE (2016-2017)

 

ON CAMPUS

OFF CAMPUS

WITH PARENTS

TUITION

$41,100

$41,100

$41,100

Health Center Fee $400 $400 $400
Technology Fee $250 $250 $250
Student Activities Fee $250 $250 $250

Health Insurance*

$2,020

$2,020

$2,020

Books & Supplies

$1,400

$1,400

$1,400

Room & Board

$14,258

$11,800

$4,000

Personal Expenses

$2,800

$2,800

$3,700

Loan Fees

$150

$150

$150

TOTAL COA

$62,628

$60,170

$53,270

* Health Insurance is mandatory but can be waived with proof of coverage.
Undergraduate Students: $1,370 per credit
Graduate Students: $2,055 per credit

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GRAPHIC DESIGN - GRADUATE 2016-2017

Tuition & Fees

  Summer  

   Spring  

   Total   

Tuition
  (Spring is based on a   
7.5 credit semester)**   
 

 $20,550
 

 $15,413
 

  $35,963   
 

Health Center Fee $200 $200 $400
Technology Fee $125 $125 $250
Student Activities Fee $125 $125 $250

Health Insurance *

 $1,170

 $850

 $2,020

Books & Supplies

 $700

 $527

 $1,227

Room & Board

 $3,934

 $5,900

 $9,834

Personal Expenses

 $933

 $1,400

 $2,333

Loan Fees $75 $75 $150

Total

 $27,812

 $24,615

 $52,427

* Health insurance is mandatory but can be waived with proof of insurance.
**$2,055 per credit

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MFA CREATIVE WRITING -PART TIME  2016-2017

Tuition & Fees

OFF CAMPUS

WITH PARENT

Tuition (8 credits)**

$21,940

$21,940

Health Center Fee $400 $400
Technology Fee $250 $250
Student Activities Fee $250 $250

Health Insurance*

$2,020

$2,020

Books & Supplies

$1,400

$1,400

Room & Board

$11,800

$4,000

Personal Expenses $2,800 $3,700

Loan Fees

$150

$150

Total

$41,010

$34,110

* Health insurance is mandatory but can be waived with proof of insurance.
** Per credit cost is: $2,055

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