Studio Art (MA)

Studio Art (MA)


Each graduate program has a unique set of requirements. Applicants MUST apply via the specific program application.

To get started on your application, click the appropriate link below:

Studio Art (M.A.) - Spring 2019 (January Start)

Studio Art (M.A.) - Fall 2019 (September Start)

To learn more about our graduate Art programs and application process, please view our previously recorded information session.
To learn details of admission requirements, please view our previously recorded information session.

Studio Art (M.A.) with specialization in:

  • Communication Design
  • Design and Crafts
  • Fine Arts

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended or official NACES course-by- course evaluation of any foreign transcripts
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • A portfolio
    • Must contain 15-20 images of finished work (please label with medium, dimensions, and date)
    • JPEG format in CD/DVD, a PDF portfolio, or URL link to the website
    • Must be directly sent to the Graduate Coordinator in the Art Department:
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) or waiver if applicable

Priority Deadlines for Domestic Applicants:
Fall Start : April 1

Spring Start : November 1

Priority Deadlines for International Applicants:
Fall Start : March 1

Spring Start : October 1



We encourage you to contact graduate admissions with questions about our graduate programs, to get answers to your graduate application questions, or to schedule a visit to NJCU.

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Fax: (201) 200-2044


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