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General information from the Graduate Director

Graduate application and financial aid information can be found with the College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Office or you may get an application online at http://www.cas.gsu.edu/grad.html

For tuition costs: www.gsu.edu/studentaccounts/tuition_and_fees.html

All applicants to the School of Art & Design are required to submit:

  • a completed online application (no paper applications accepted)
  • Application Deadline is January 15th.
  • a $50 application fee 
  • a portfolio for the MFA and MA.ed degrees 
  • a writing sample for Art History
  • a statement of intent 
  • three letters of recommendation, Studio and Art Education 
  • three letters of recommendation, Art History 
  • two official transcripts from all other schools that you have attended
  • GRE or MAT test scores for the M.A.Ed. degree in Art EducationGRE test scores for the M.A. degree in Art History

Points to consider when choosing the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design for the M.F.A. program.

  • Located in a major metropolitan city
  • Diverse international student body
  • Assistantships and monthly stipend available
  • Tuition Waiver for those with assistantships
  • Awards available
  • Three year M.F.A. program
  • Graduate thesis exhibition
  • Third year M.F.A. candidates have the opportunity to participate in a major juried group show.

The College of Arts and Sciences have other application requirements. For more information and for questions about your application, contact the College of Arts and Sciences.  If you get lost in the process or need additional information, contact the Graduate Director listed under contacts.

Please note: Deadlines are not postmark deadlines. All materials must be in the College of Arts and Science Graduate office by January 15th. Due to the volume of applications submitted each year, a return receipt is highly recommended. It is also recommended that you submit all your materials at least a month in advance.