College of Fine Arts and Communication

Studio Art (M.F.A.)

Application Deadline

2/1 for fall admission

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university*, preferably in art.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.00 for full admission, 2.75 for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study.
  • Submit a CD (Mac/PC compatible, or one CD for each platform). A contact sheet with thumbnail images and descriptions (name, year, dimensions, materials) must accompany the CD. The CD must contain:
    • 20 individual .jpg images:
      • 72 dpi
      • No larger than 1024x786 resolution
      • Image names should be lastname_firstname_##.jpg (i.e. smith_john_01.jpg)
    • A PowerPoint presentation of those images
    • Any QuickTime/interactive files in addition and supplemental to the 20 jpg images
  • A letter of intent: statement of your objectives
  • A current resume
  • Two narrative letters of recommendation (Email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application).
  • A CD portfolio of work: 20 labeled jpegs or PDF with 20 images on a CD with image list.

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in Graduate Admissions.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.


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