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 are scheduled throughout the Fall 2019 semester on the following dates:

September 19 and 26, 3:00pm
October 10 and 24, 3:00pm
November 16 (In conjunction with our MFA Open Studios event.)
December 5, 3:00pm

Contact Mary Ann Santos at with any questions about the MFA Studio Art Program and to RSVP for an information session.
More Information

Maureen Gallace, Director

Mary Ann Santos, Academic Adviser, Graduate Studio Art Programs