University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Art & Design Admission

BA-Studio Art & BFA


1. Apply to UWM and meet general university academic requirements. Apply online at:

2. Submit a portfolio and required materials to the Department of Art & Design (see details below).

Portfolio Submission

The Department of Art & Design requires all incoming and transfer students to submit a portfolio for review. Please refer to the links below for more information.

Application Form & Checklist

Portfolio Deadlines

The portfolio is required to be considered for Art & Design Incoming Student Scholarship by the deadlines listed below.

October 15 - For those applying for spring.

February 15 - For those applying for summer, and for those applying for fall to be considered for scholarships. We continue to review portfolios until UWM admissions are filled.

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MA/MFA-Studio Art

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MS-Art Education

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