Information For Postgraduates - Cornell University
The undergraduate program in art at Cornell provides a comprehensive education in fine arts techniques, as well as a critical understanding of the visual arts. About 60 percent of the B.F.A. degree requirements are studio courses, and the remaining courses include liberal arts and electives chosen from throughout the university.
AAP Undergraduate Admissions
Admission for the M.F.A. program is for the fall only. The application deadline is January 15. Applicants must have a bachelorâ€™s degree or its equivalent. GRE scores are not required. To apply, please submit the following materials to the Cornell University Graduate School:
In a slide sheet, a maximum of 20 but not less than 10 slides of recent work, each labeled with applicantâ€™s name and the title and date of the work
A completed Cornell University Graduate Application with fee
Transcripts of all previous course work
Three letters of recommendation
A stamped, self-addressed envelope (for return of slides). Slides will be returned only if they are accompanied by a self-addressed envelope stamped with adequate U.S. postage. Checks, cash, credit card information, or foreign postage are not acceptable and will not be returned.
Financial aid info
The Department of Art has designed its graduate program to ensure maximum financial support for all accepted M.F.A. candidates. Graduate assistantships provide full or partial tuition assistance and a cash stipend, and require from six to fifteen hours of work per week.
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