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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Spring 2020 Application Deadline                                    BFA Art Education and Studio Art                    December 6, 2019     


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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Spring 2020 applications due 11:59 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2019. 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.

GO TO SLIDEROOM 

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 

All applicants must meet with the art education faculty for a brief 10 minute interview on December 12  between 9 a.m - 12 p.m. or 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Sign up sheet is on the door of classroom FNAR 115. 

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 2, 2020.

Please check back close to the application deadline for the Slideroom access. 

To complete the application, studens will need:

_Unofficial course transcript from UA Connect demonstrating a 3.0+ GPA

_Upload two written statements and portfolio of work including 10-15 pieces of work from UA ARTS foundation courses and relevant self-initiated work

_We are also interested in your process, scans of process and research sketchbooks are welcome as supplemental materials

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 2020 applications due 11:59 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2019. 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.

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.