Admission Requirements

  • A cover letter indicating professional goals and an artist’s statement
  • Electronic portfolio with 10 – 20 recent works in a single PDF document, not to exceed 50MB. At least 50% of image should be of work in your preferred medium.
  • B.F.A. degree preferred. B.A. or B.S. degrees in art or a related discipline will be considered. Applicants must have at least 12 credit hours in upper-level studios and 6 credit hours in art history. A strong portfolio showing evidence of quality work will be considered.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 overall
  • Two letters of reference


  • The Graduate College has a “rolling” admissions policy. Applications may be submitted year round; however, it is advised that applicants meet the following deadlines to be considered for graduate assistantships:
    • November 1 for spring semester admission
    • April 1 for fall semester admission