to the MFA program is a two-part process that requires presentation of a
comprehensive portfolio in addition to general University admission
procedures. Admission is selective and competitive based on the number
of well-qualified applicants and the limits of available faculty and
Application deadline is February 15th
Students must complete the graduate application through the Office of Graduate Studies.
Submit a portfolio to the department utilizing Slide Room which will be evaluated by the Graduate Faculty.
must complete the online application including transcripts, resumé,
personal statement, and three letters of recommendation through the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Once you have submitted your application you will receive a
confirmation email within 24 hours.
may include up to twenty still images or 5-10 minutes of video: (.jpg),
video (.mov, .wmv, .flv) or PDF documents. For good image quality and
fast upload, images should be sized no larger than 1280 x 1280 pixels @
72 dpi. Video files must be kept under 250MB.
Department of Art & Design does not require G.R.E. scores. Note,
those who meet stated minimum academic requirements are not guaranteed
admission, nor are those who fail to meet those requirements necessarily
precluded from admission if they offer other appropriate strengths.
The University of Delaware offers generous Financial Aid assistance to
Art & Design graduate students. The Art & Design Department is able to give
several merit-based Graduate Teaching Assistantships (tuition waiver
plus a stipend in exchange for teaching and service) and Block Tuitions
(tuition waiver plus the possibility of adjunct teaching). The
Department works diligently to help support our M.F.A. student and has,
historically, been able to fund nearly three-quarters of our students.
Please refer to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies for more information.
Important dates to remember when applying for admission to the University of Delaware and the Department of Art & Design.
|February 15||Submit the Graduate Application to receive consideration for admissions. Submit portfolio and essay to Department of Art & Design via Slideroom.|
|Mid-March||Decision Notifications Mailed|