How to Apply to School of Art & Art History

"Third Brass Encounter" by Mathew Jinks (MFA, Studio Arts)
Art

1.) The graduate application must be completed online at the UIC gradaute Portal:  http://www.uic.edu/depts/oar/grad/apply_grad.html
There is an application fee of $70. 

You will need to upload an electronic copy of your transcript via this portal. Please begin this process at least 5 days prior to the application deadline. An official transcript will be requested only after an applicant is accepted to the program.

2.) All MFA portfolios, statements, resumes and recommendation letters are submitted online via the same portal.

  • Letters of recommendation, three are required, from former professors or professional colleagues. 
  • Resume or CV with recent exhibition or professional experience included.

We strongly encourage application by our December 15 priority deadline. Our final application deadline is February 1. This includes both domestic and international applicants.

 
Contact Information 
UIC Department of Art (M/C 201)
929 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60607
 
General Information
(312) 996-3337 |  saah@uic.edu

Director of Graduate Studies
Beate Geissler

beate@uic.edu

Art History

 

 

 
Contact Information 
UIC Department of Art History (M/C 201)
929 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60607
 
General Information
(312) 996-3337 |  saah@uic.edu

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor Nina Dubin
dubin@uic.edu

MUSE

All applicants are required to upload their documents and academic credentials electronically to satisfy departmental requirements and the UIC Graduate Admission requirements.

Click here to begin your application.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission: December 15 for applicants who wish to be considered for the widest range of funding and February 1 for all other applicants.
 
 
Contact Information 
UIC Department of Art History (M/C 201)
929 W. Harrison
Chicago, IL 60607
 
General Information
Anthony Stepter, Assistant Director
(312) 996-0237 |  astepter@uic.edu
 
Director
Professor Therese Quinn
(312) 413-2463 |  museinfo@uic.edu