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Application Requirements and Deadlines

MFA Studio Art Program

Application Deadlines

For fall admission: March 25 (extended from March 15)
For spring admission: November 15

Required Portfolio Documentation

All applicants to the Master of Fine Arts program must submit a CD or DVD, and we also encourage providing us with a website showing your with creative work samples and an inventory list of images. These must be sent to the Art Department by the Graduate Admission deadline above. You must include 15 work samples in JPG format. If your work is primarily video, then submit one complete video (up to 30 minutes) along with 4 five-minute samplings of other video works.

Label your CD with your name (do not use adhesive labels). Work sample files must be titled LastName_FirstName_TwoDigitNumber.jpg. (e.g., Doe_Jane_02.jpg) and should be 1024 x 768 pixels or no more than 1024 pixels in height or width. Videos must be presented in QuickTime format.

An inventory list of the work samples must include your name and the title, size, medium, and date of each work. This text document file must be titled LastName_FirstName_Inventory.doc. Please use a standard MS Word, RTF, or PDF format for the inventory. A URL with additional work samples for all candidates is optional and can be added to your inventory list.

A copy of the essay you submit in the online application as well as a copy of your resume should also be included on the CD or DVD you submit. In this essay statement please indicate if you are applying for a particular concentration in one of the following: Painting, Sculpture, Installation, Photography, Ceramics, Media, Social Practice Art.

Checklist for contents of CD or DVD to send directly to the MFA Adviser by mail:

  1. work samples in JPG format
  2. inventory list of work samples
  3. copy of essay that was submitted online
  4. current resume
Mailing Address:

Queens College Art Department
Klapper Hall, Room 172
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597 

Office Phone: 718-997-4899

Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office for other application requirements and forms.

Materials from accepted candidates will be retained for analysis and discussion. Others will be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed envelope bearing sufficient postage. 


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Chair: Tony Gonzalez
Studio Art
Dept. Office: Klapper Hall 172
Phone: 718-997-4800     
Fax: 718-997-4835

Art History
Dept. Office: Klapper Hall 168
Phone: 718-997-4803     
Fax: 718-997-4835 

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