Claremont Graduate University's MFA program requires a high degree of capability and commitment. Applicants must hold a bachelors degree from an accredited college or university or a diploma from a four-year accredited professional art school before beginning the MFA program.
HOW TO APPLY
Priority Deadline: November 1, 2015
Final Deadline: November 1 (international applicants), January 1, 2016 (domestic applicants)
Priority Deadline: February1, 2016
Final Deadline: June 1, 2016 (international applicants), August 15, 2016 (domestic applicants)
* Fall 2016 applicants submitting before January 1st: please submit your portfolio to the Spring 2016 Slideroom review folder. Once Spring admissions close (after 1/1/16), your portfolio will be moved to the Fall 2016 review folder
- Application Form & Fee ($80)
Please upload 15 images of recent artwork on SlideRoom. Performance and/or video artists may submit work that is no longer than 3 minutes in length.
- Artist Statement
One-page (approximately 500 words) that addresses influences, interests, and current direction.
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
May be submitted via the online application directly by your recommenders; if your recommenders will not be submitting online, please review the guidelines.
- Official Transcript
From every college or university attended, more information here.
Funding for Students
Department Fellowship/Teaching Assistantships
Joan and David Lincoln Fellowship for Ceramic Art