How to Apply

Graduate candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline. PhD candidates must have a master’s degree in a related discipline. 

Apply through the Graduate application portal.  

  • Check individual program pages for required supplemental items. 
  • Fee: $60 (Fee waivers are available for those who qualify.) 

All other admission requirements, including submission of scores for a standardized test of English, if applicable, still need to be met. In some circumstances, the Graduate Admissions Committee may request additional supplemental application materials or an interview as part of the admissions process.

Additional Requirements for International Students 

Applicants who earned their baccalaureate degree in a language of instruction other than English, except for those who subsequently earned a master’s degree at a U.S. institution, must report scores for a standardized test of English proficiency that meet these minimums. 

  • TOEFL iBT: 79 
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5 
  • PTE Academic: 53 

Application Deadlines

Fall: DATE
Spring: DATE

Supporting Materials

Once you’ve submitted your admission application, you will be able to upload supporting materials through your account by clicking “submit required items.” These include the following materials. The letters of reference, statement of goals, résumé and writing sample can be submitted via Tyler’s application portal.

Portfolio Requirements

Portfolios must consist of 20 images representative of the immediate direction of your work. Portfolios are to be uploaded at, as instructed on the website.  

SlideRoom requires an additional fee for this service. Original work, slides, CD-ROMs, catalogs, photographs, books and/or binders are not acceptable substitutes for the SlideRoom portfolio and will not be reviewed or returned.