Art and Design (MFA)
The Master of Fine Arts program is designed for students and fine art professionals who wish to achieve professional mastery in their chosen focus in the visual and performing arts. Faculty, and alumni from this program are nationally and internationally recognized in their field and become creative risk-takers and leaders in the arts.
Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements
Affiliated College: School of Art and Design
Degree(s) Offered: M.F.A. in Art and Design
Area(s) of Emphasis
- Fine Arts
Program Requires GRE: No
Letters of Recommendation: 3
Additional Application MaterialsArtist statement, resume or CV and portfolio.
Applications completed after the relevant date below will be moved to considerations for the next available semester or term.
|Internationals Living Abroad||Applicants Residing in the U.S.||Priority Consideration||Assistantship Consideration|
|Fall||May 1||April 1||February 1 (Firm Deadline)||February 1|
|Spring||October 1||December 10||February 1 (Firm Deadline)|
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