University of Mississippi

How to Apply

Deadline for applying to The Department of Art Graduate Program is: February 1st, 2017

There are two steps in the application process. The prospective student must apply fully to both The Department of Art and The Graduate School to be considered.

(**Update: As of January 2012, the GRE is no longer required for admissions.) 


1. Please send the following items to The Department of Art:

• Letter of Intent (Include a brief introduction, proposed area of study, semester/year to begin, and goals as a
graduate student)

• 20 Images (digital images saved in a Powerpoint presentation with the file extension .ppt saved onto a CD)

• Include a corresponding Image List with dimensions, medium, process and year.

• 3 Current Letters of Recommendation (Recommenders should be persons well qualified to speak from first-hand knowledge about your potential for graduate study. Letters of recommendation to master’s programs may be from academic or non-academic sources)

• Artist’s Statement

• Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

• Unofficial Transcript

send to:
The Department of Art
c/o Graduate Coordinator
PO Box 1848
University, MS 38677


2. Please send the following items to The Graduate School:

Online Application (along with $40 application fee)

• Official Transcript

send to:
The UM Graduate School
The Graduate House
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677


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If you have questions or need more information, please contact:

Matt Long
Professor of Art
Graduate Program Coordinator
(662) 915-6985

The Department of Art also offers tours to prospective students any time throughout the semester.

Contact the office to arrange a meeting or tour of our facilities.

Phone: 662-915-7193