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Graduate Admissions

School of Art + Design Graduate Admission Information

 

Click here for Graduate Student application information


The following Check Lists will assist you in preparing your application.

Applications must be postmarked by February 1.
 

MFA in Studio Arts
 

 

• Online Application--through OU Graduate College online application portal at http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/apply

 •  Application Fee--$50 for US Citizens, $55 for International (credit card or electronic check only)

 •  Letter of Intent/Statement of Purpose

 •  Artist Statement

 •  Resume/CV

 •  Three Letters of Reference

 

Send to Graduate College, Research & Tech Building, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Athens, OH 45701:

 •  1 Official Sets of Transcripts

 

Through the online application service at https://ouschoolofart.slideroom.com/

 •  20 examples of artistic work with Information about each artwork

 •  $10 SlideRoom application fee

 

Note: NO MATERIALS other then your official transcripts should be sent through standard mail.

Portfolios on CD or DVD will not be considered.

 

MA in Art History

 

• Online Application--through OU Graduate College online application portal at http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/apply

•  Application Fee (credit card or electronic check only)

•  Letter of Intent/Statement of Purpose

•  Resume/CV

•  Writing Sample

•  Three Letters of Reference (through online request system)
 

Send to Graduate College, Research & Tech Building, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Athens, OH 45701

 •  1 Official Sets of Transcripts
 

Note: NO MATERIALS other then your official transcripts should be sent through standard mail.

Additional Materials are required for International Students. Please visit http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/international/index.cfm for more information.  

 

Tuition and Fees

 

Scholarships and Tuition Waivers  

All prospective graduate students who apply to the School of Art + Design Graduate Programs by the February 1st deadline are eligible for Assistantship and Tuition Waiver funding. The School of Art + Design gives three quarters of a million dollars to its MFA and MA students in these type of awards each year. Your consideration for these awards is based on the quality of your portfolio or writing sample.

Prospective graduate students and their guests are invited to experience a campus visit, complete with a tour of the School of Art + Design. These tours are available by appointment only and must be booked one week in advance. Please specify what specific area you are interested in so that we can pair you with a current student from that department. Contact the Area Chair to arrange for a graduate student tour. General questions regarding the MFA and MA programs can be sent to ArtGrad@ohio.edu.