2D Design

2D Design | Admission Requirements

I. Deadline: February 1
II. Admission Requirements:
  1. Applicants are required to hold the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science from an accredited educational institution. (Applicants holding a bachelor's degree in a field other than the arts may be considered on an individual basis, if their experience and portfolio so warrant) 
  2. Application document (in one complete package):
  • Completed and signed application form
  • $60 application fee
  • Proof of adequate financial support by completing the Certification of Finances
  • A statement of purpose, describing their goals and objectives for graduate investigation and study
  • An autobiographical statement, describing what influenced the applicant to develop as an artist
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Portfolio requirements:
    • 20 to 25 images, in digital form on CD-ROM or on DVD-ROM that is Apple Macintosh compatible. All images must reside within a single folder on the disc.
    • Resolution: 72 dpi
    • Size: 1024 pixels x 768 pixels
    • JPEG file format
    • PowerPoint presentations ARE NOT acceptable
    • Interactive work (Quicktime movies, websites, Flash or Director files) are acceptable IN ADDITION to the image based portfolio. Please place there files in their own folder on the disc.
NOTE: DO NOT place application materials in folders, boxes, plastic sheets (except for standard slide sheets), binders or any other extraneous presentation forms.
  • Three letters of reference from instructors, colleagues, or others who know the applicant and the applicant's work.
  • TOEFL score. The minimum score is 550, 213 on the computer-based system, and 80 on the newer Internet format.      
  • Interview: not required 

III. Estimated annual tuition and fees: $42,400 USD