Admission to the East Carolina University School of Art and Design MFA degree program is a 2 step process. (Step 1) admission to the University through the
Graduate School Portal
and (Step 2) acceptance by the School of Art and Design Graduate Faculty on the basis of professional competency.
All University and School of Art and Design admission requirements must be submitted by January 15 in order to be eligible for out of state tuition remissions, assistantships, scholar awards and scholarships for the following fall semester. Admission requirements must be submitted by October 15 to be considered for a spring semester entrance to the program. Contact the graduate coordinator to inquire about the availability of out of state tuition remissions and assistantships during the spring semester.
The Graduate School is the umbrella organization for all graduate degree programs at the University. They are located in a different building and have a different staff than the School of Art and Design. You will be required to provide the following: