MFA : Admission Process

The Admissions Process

The Master of Fine Arts is a professional degree in the practice of art. The program of study proposed here is designed to guide and encourage students in the development of their skills, the definition of their goals and the recognition of their responsibilities, as artists. The educational objective is to provide training that will make it possible for each student in the program to achieve professional excellence.

Correspondence regarding admission to the M.F.A. program should be addressed to:

Nancy Palmeri - MFA Advisor
Art & Art History Department
502 S. Cooper St.,- Fine Arts Building Rm.335
Arlington, TX 76019
Send email to npalmeri@uta.edu

Information that will be needed to complete the application can be found in the application information, entrance requirements.

Fall admission: The review of M.F.A. applicants will begin on January 15, preceding the first fall semester the applicant wishes to attend. It is recommended that any student who wishes to be considered for possible departmental assistantship submit complete application by this date. Candidates may also apply at any time throughout the semester for Spring or Summer admission.

(Notification in late February)

Spring admission : The review of M.F.A. applicants will begin on October 15, preceding the first Spring semester the applicant wishes to attend. It is recommended that any student who wishes to be considered for possible departmental assistantship submit complete application by this date. Candidates may also apply at any time throughout the semester for Summer or Fall admission.

(Notification in late November)

The online application form is available on the UTA Graduate School website, or directly from the ApplyTexas website.