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Admissions


Undergraduate Admissions

All incoming undergraduate students apply through general admission to the BA program. After completing intensive Freshman Foundations courses their freshman year, students are encouraged to apply to the BFA program.

BFA Admission Requirements
Apply to the U of A

Visit Campus

The undergraduate admissions office customizes every visit to include tours of campus and housing facilities, as well as a meeting with the department. Visits can be scheduled six days a week, with departmental visits primarily available during the business week. Schedule your visit today!

Deadlines

  • April 10
    BA Fall Admission Deadline (priority)
  • April 10
    All Scholarships Deadline
  • August 1
    Final BA Fall Admission Deadline

Graduate Admissions 

In addition to applying to the graduate school, MFA candidates must submit additional materials to the department of art through SlideRoom. 

MFA Admission Requirements
Apply to the Graduate School

Visit Campus

Graduate students are encouraged to visit the department firsthand or to speak with the faculty about their interest in the program before applying. Graduate students can also schedule tours through the office of admissions.

To request a visit to the department or for more information, please direct inquiries to artdept@uark.edu.

Deadlines

  • February 1
    MFA Fall Admission Deadline
  • April 10
    All Scholarships Deadline