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Visual Arts (MFA)

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Fall 1/03 1/03
Merit-Based Aid 1/03

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Program Requirements

** This program is not currently accepting applications at this time. Please check the Mason Gross School of the Arts webpage for more information. **

All applicants to the MFA in Visual Arts must complete two separate applications.

Rutgers University Application: deadline January 3, 2020

1. University Questionnaire
2. Personal statement (see specification below)
3. Request for official transcripts
4. Request for test scores* (international students only)
5. $70 university application fee

Supporting Materials: deadline January 10, 2020

1. Official transcripts
2. Test scores

All supporting materials should be sent directly to the Rutgers Graduate Admissions Office at the following address:

Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
56 College Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

SlideRoom Portfolio: deadline January 10, 2020

1. Visual Arts Questionnaire
2. Personal Statement (please upload the essay you used for your university application)
3. Portfolio (see requirements below)
4. Resume/CV (please include current and recent employment, artistic involvement, and related skills/experience)
5. $50 SlideRoom fee (separate from university application fee)

The link to the portfolio submission through SlideRoom is emailed to applicants within 5 business days of submitting the Rutgers University application. For more detailed information on the application process and requirements please visit:

*International applicants must score an 83 or above on the TOEFL IBT, a 233 or above on the TOEFL Computer version or a 70 or above on the IELTS*