The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Required Supporting Documents


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Minimum of 3 undergraduate hours in Western art or design history
  • Field of study: most applicants have majored in either art or design or have equivalent experience in an art or design field. All applicants are expected to present a professional-quality portfolio.

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    January 15* No Entry No Entry
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  • *Priority deadline for consideration for teaching assistantships. Final deadlines are the same as the Graduate School’s (July for international, August for domestic). Only a limited number of admissions may be granted to applicants whose application is completed after the priority deadline.

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • Applicant should indicate Area of Focus

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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