Admission Requirements for graduate program

Department Art
Fall Application Deadline February 15th - Feb 15th Priority Deadline. Rolling Admissions after Feb 15th
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions:

1. Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Transcripts must reflect at least 36 credits in studio art and art history courses. Applicants transcripts must reflect at least 36 credits in studio art and art history courses including a well-balanced distribution of credits in studio art that may include 2D, 3D, Digital Art, time-based media or performance acceptable to the Art Department.(applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.'

2. Two letters of recommendation.

3. Personal statement

4. Portfolio - Include up to 20 still and/or moving images that best reflect your studio practice. We welcome a broad spectrum of working styles and media. Present your work chronologically with the newest work first and the oldest work last. Please include any additional information to help us understand the image.

Please note - this application portal has a file size limitation of 5MB. Files larger than this cannot be uploaded. If you prefer to submit large files please upload a single PDF file with a link to an external website where we can view your work. This may be a personal website, google drive, dropbox, vimeo, or some other cloud based folder. Please do not have any viewing restrictions or special permissions so we can view your work easily. Please do not submit any links that will expire after a fixed amount of time. The URL must point to a webpage or folder that contains ONLY the artwork related to your application. We will not review outside of those you submit. If you have any questions do not hesitate to email Prof. Eto Otitigbe.

5. To complete the online form applicants must select one area of study that is either aligned with their current practice OR best reflects the intended focus if accepted into the MFA program. (300 Digital Art, 301 Drawing and Painting, 302 Printmaking, 303 Sculpture, 304 Photography). Admitted students may take courses in other areas or even change their area of focus during the program.


I. F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam. TOEFL- 79, IELTS- 6.5, PTE- 58-63, Duolingo 105-160.

Refer to instructions at .

Complete supplemental application and submit portfolio online at
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) N/A, N/A, N/A