Studio Art - Graduate Application Requirements | School of Art | Kent State University

Studio Art - Graduate Application Requirements

M.F.A. or M.A. in Studio Art 

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Artist statement (250-500 words) and a resume that includes exhibitions and relevant experience
  • Portfolio (instructions below)
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons who are themselves in your proposed area of study or a closely related field.

All applicants to the MA and MFA in Studio Art must complete a two-part application process for admission. 

In CollegeNet, you must submit:

• Official transcript(s)

• Goal statement

• Curriculum vitae that includes exhibitions and relevant experience

• Artist statement (250-500 words) 

• Three letters of recommendation from persons who are themselves in your proposed area of study or a closely related field. 

CollegeNet Application Component 

In SlideRoom, you must submit:

• Goal statement

• Artist statement (250-500 words)

• 20 images that show an emphasis in the proposed area of studio interest. The portfolio must consist of 20 images with title, date, media, and size for each image, to be added in the "description" box as you upload each image. Images (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif, .tiff, .bmp, .tga) must be under 5 MB. Videos must be less than 250 MB in size. Audio files must be less than 30 MB in size. 

SlideRoom Application Component