Admission Requirements

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (
    • Portfolio of 15-20 slides or digital images representing a variety of media that demonstrate your best studio practice
    • If focusing on a particular studio area, a series of at least 5 pieces that show a consistent, artistic direction
    • An essay describing your background, interest in the program, and work submitted in your portfolio
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 2.70 or higher required)
    • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.00 or higher in post-baccalaureate coursework

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail:

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Vicente Garcia
Professor, Department Chair
Art & Design
James J. Maloney Hall
FA 152

Academic Department