MFA Studio Art - How To Apply

MFA in Studio Art

MFA Studio Art - How To Apply

Admission Prerequisites

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. International applicants are expected to have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. An undergraduate major in studio art, including several courses in art history, is preferred but not required.

Application Instructions

The application deadline for the MFA program is February 1. All materials must be submitted by this date.

All applications must be submitted to NYU Steinhardt's Office of Graduate Admissions. Follow the instructions outlined by the Office of Graduate Admissions for completing your online application.

See Financial Aid application information and deadlines.

Get more information on researching Scholarships and Awards through the Student Resources link.

Information Sessions
Information Sessions for the MFA Studio Art program will take place at 3:00 p.m. the following Thursdays:
September 27
October 11 and 25
November 1, 8, and 29
December 13

Contact Mary Ann Santos at to RSVP and with any questions about the MFA Studio Art Program.

An Information Session will also take place before our MFA Open Studios event at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 1. RSVP for this special Saturday session by emailing MaryAnn Santos at

More Information

Maureen Gallace, Director

Mary Ann Santos, Academic Adviser, Graduate Studio Art Programs