Visual Art Education M.A. Admissions

Application deadlines:

                December 1 – Spring admission
                May 1 – Fall admission 

Admission requirements for regular status:

  1. Entrance into the M.A. degree program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  Applicants must have an overall undergraduate grade-point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  2. One official transcript from each college and post-secondary institution you have attended (whether you earned a degree or not).  Official (sealed) transcripts from your institution(s) should be sent directly to KU:

               Graduate Admissions
               213 Strong Hall
               1450 Jayhawk Blvd.
               Lawrence, KS 66045-7535

  1. A completed application form and non-refundable application fee submitted online to Graduate Studies.  The application fee - $65 for domestic applicants, and $85 for international applicants – is paid via secure server.
  2. A minimum of 3 letters of recommendation from former or current instructors and/or those able to recommend the applicant on the basis of professional experience (e.g., principals, supervisors, or former employers).  The letters of recommendation must address the applicant’s potential to take initiative as a graduate student and ability to be a self-starter.  Recommendations should be submitted via the recommendation section of the online application.
  3. A completed Graduate Student Information Questionnaire

Non-native English speaking students also need to submit proof of English proficiency. Please see Graduate Studies English Proficiency Policy page for proficiency requirements, including those for Graduate Teaching Assistant eligibility. 

International applicants will need to submit proof of financial support (See the Financial Resources section of the application. Applications will not be processed without financial documentation).


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