To schedule a visit to the Sam Fox School to learn more about the graduate programs in Art, Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture, please contact Kathleen O'Donnell.
Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design
The Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design offers the following programs:
The application deadline for fall 2013 has passed.
Materials for submission include an online application, as well as a portfolio, academic transcripts, electronically submitted letters of recommendation (submitted through our online application process), and other items as outlined in the instructions. To download the pdf version of the application instruction sheet, click here.
For more information and details about applying to degree programs in the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design, including portfolio requirements and courses prior to enrollment, visit the School's application section.
Graduate School of Art
The application deadline for fall 2013 admission has passed.
Admissions decisions are based on the applicant's portfolio, academic records, statement of objectives, and references. Students may be admitted to the MFA program upon completion of the BFA degree or equivalent academic preparation.
To download the pdf version of the application instruction sheet, click here. For detailed information about applying to the Graduate School of Art, including portfolio requirements, visit the School's application section.
The National Portfolio Day Association (NPDA) hosts annual National Portfolio Days specifically for visual artists and designers. These events provide opportunities for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Representatives will be available to review your artwork, discuss their programs, and answer questions about professional careers in art.
Representatives from the Sam Fox School attended the following Graduate Portfolio Days in 2012:
October 13, Los Angeles, CA: Otis College of Art and Design
October 14, San Francisco, CA: California College of Art
October 28, New York, NY: Parsons: The New School for Design
November 11, Chicago, IL: School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Applicants for whom English is not the native language must submit a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score as part of their application for admission to programs in the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design and the Graduate School of Art. For more detailed information about international applications, please visit the admissions section of the individual programs.