Applying for the BFA

 Bachelor of Fine Arts

bachelor of fine arts

University of Arkansas School of Art, offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in  Art Education, Graphic Design and Studio Art. Below are the application requirements for each area. 

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Fall 2020 Art Education Application Deadline // Sunday November 15

Spring 2021 BFA Studio Art Application Deadline
// 
Friday April 23


Current Student Scholarships                            Applications open:           March 1, 2020            Deadline:                                  April 1, 2020


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Fine Arts Center, School of Art
340 N. Garland
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Fall 2020 applications due 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 15. Applications into the program are available during fall or spring semester.

All applications must be submitted electronically on SlideRoom. Please review ll requirements needed before starting your application.

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DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION PACKET 

Application Materials Needed:

University GPA must be 2.5 or greater; School of Art GPA must be 3.0 or greater

Unofficial transcript in PDF format from UAConnect. Upload to SlideRoom.

Page 2 of the application packet - digitally completed or hand printed and scanned. Upload to SlideRoom.

10-15 high quality images

_professional quality documentation, photographs, scans, or videos

_images/stills file size up to 5 MB each, video file size up to 250 MB each

_image information: title, date, medium, course number, course name, and course instructor 

Traditionally, the Art Education faculty require a short interview. However, due to COVID-19, we are not requiring the interview for Spring 2020 applicants.

Visit uark.slideroom.com and sign up for an account.  Enter information and upload files when prompted. 


The application to the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design will happen through Slideroom with a deadline of Monday, March 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Please review all requirements needed before starting your application.

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To complete the application, students will need:

_Unofficial course transcript from UA Connect demonstrating a 3.0+ GPA

_Two written statements

_Porfolio of work including 10-12 pieces of work from UA ARTS Foundation courses and relevant self-initiated work

Here is the Equipment List for those accepted to the program.

The deadline for applying to the program, as listed above, is the same for University of Arkansas students and students hoping to transfer from other institutions. There is no separate transfer application deadline.  

Transfer students should contact the Fulbright transfer coordinator Lee Byers to define which courses will count towards the ARTS Foundations courses (1919C/1929C) and if any may count towards the BFA in Graphic Design courses.


Spring 2021 applications due 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021. Applications into the program are available during fall or spring semester.

All applications must be submitted electronically on SlideRoom. Please review all requirements needed before starting your application.

Click here to view a recording of the Info Meeting on Youtube.

GO TO SLIDEROOM 

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION PACKET 

Application Materials Needed:

University GPA must be 2.0 or greater; School of Art GPA must be 3.0 or greater

Unofficial transcript in PDF format from UAConnect. Upload to SlideRoom.

Page 2 of the application packet -  digitally completed or hand printed and scanned. Upload to SlideRoom.

15-20 high quality images

_professional quality documentation, photographs, scans, or videos

_images/stills file size up to 5 MB each, video file size up to 250 MB each

_image information: title, date, medium, course number, course name, and course instructor 

Visit uark.slideroom.com and sign up for an account.  Enter information and upload files when prompted.