Applicants for Online Programs: please be sure to check your eligibility by state of residence.
The Art & Design Master of Arts online program accepts applications year-round with the following deadlines each year to be considered for entry that Fall semester.
Applications received by March 31 will receive priority consideration for available spots. Admission to the master's program is approved by the faculty of the School of Art & Design following an evaluation of the applicant's admission materials.
Students who are admitted by June 1 will be able to apply for full consideration for UNC scholarships. Those accepted after that date will still be able to apply for UNC scholarships but some scholarships may have already been awarded.
Once you apply to the UNC Graduate School and your application packet is complete, your application will be reviewed by the graduate school then sent to the faculty/program for an admission decision. A completed application typically takes four to six weeks to process.
All international (non-U.S. citizen) applicants should mark Yes for "Are you an international student?" at the beginning of the graduate application process. In addition to any application steps listed above, you will also need to prepare the following for your application:
** = Items marked with ** are only required for applicants who will be coming to the United States.
For more information about UNC International Admissions and the UNC Center for International Education, please visit the International Admissions site, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 970-351-2831.