Thank you for your interest in The University of Arizona School of Art. All submitted applications will be considered after the application deadline has passed. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed and will be automatically denied. Paper applications will no longer be accepted, please submit all materials via the Graduate Admissions Application.
Spring – October 1st
Fall – February 1st
Applicants must have a recognized bachelor’s degree, and have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. In addition, applicants should have taken at least four upper division Art History courses (12 units). While students may be admitted without these courses, they will be required to complete any deficiencies before graduate courses count toward the Master’s Degree.
Through the Graduate Admissions Application you will have the ability to upload various requirements for consideration by the admission committee. For this application you will be asked to submit the following:
- Statement of Purpose
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Writing or Research Sample. Maximum of 10 pages. Size limit 5 MB.
- Transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended. For initial evaluation purposes, you may attach scans of official or unofficial transcripts.
The names and contact information for 3 referees who will be submitting Letters of Recommendation on your behalf. All letters of recommendation must be received by the application deadline and must be from faculty members that can speak about your academic and research ability and potential for graduate studies. The preferred method to receive letters of recommendation is through the web-based Graduate Admissions Application. If, however, this is not possible, letters can be sent to:
School of Art
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210002
Tucson, AZ 85721
- GRE scores. Please request that ETS send official notification of your GRE scores to the Graduate College. The institutional code for the University of Arizona is 4832. The Art History division only looks at Verbal and Analytical scores.
The Graduate College requires additional materials for International Applicants (Proof of Financial Resources, Health Insurance, and proof of English proficiency for students whose native language is not English). Please refer to the Graduate College website for details
If you have specific questions, please contact the Graduate Coordinator in the School of Art by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your application has been submitted, you may check the status of your application at anytime by logging in to the Graduate Admissions Application. You will be notified via email as soon as a decision has been reached.
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