Department of Art and Art History Graduate Admissions

Apply to the Art Education Graduate Program

If you are a prospective student looking at our programs and admissions information, please be aware that we’ll be launching a new website in August 2017. While much of the content will be the same, its organization will be somewhat different. Please bear with us as we make this necessary change, and don’t hesitate to reach out to our admissions staff if you have any problems with the new website.

All applicants must apply to the university's Graduate School in addition to the Department of Art and Art History.

Please review instructions and submission deadlines below.

Step 1/

Submit Graduate School Application; Pay Fee

Suggested Deadline: December 15, 2016

The application for admission to the university's Graduate School is completed online at Review the notes below before beginning the application.


View notes about the application View Notes

Application Fee

View notes about the application fee View Notes

will open in a new browser window

Step 2/

Submit Transcripts, Test Scores, and Letters of Recommendations

Deadline: January 6, 2017

All of the following are submitted to the Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC) of the university's Graduate School.


View notes about transcripts View Notes

Test Scores

View notes about transcripts View Notes

Letters of Recommendation (3)

View notes about Letters of Recommendations View Notes

Step 3/

Submit Department Application

Deadline: January 6, 2017

Once you have submitted your ApplyTexas application and received your UT EID, visit My Status to submit application materials to the department. Click on the Upload site for supporting credentials link to the Student Information System Supplemental Document Upload Page. You may only upload materials in PDF format. Please do not include any documents with Social Security Numbers. Please verify your document before uploading. Subsequent uploading of the same document type will not replace a previous one, nor will the Admissions Office staff be able to remove duplicate documents.

Note: The University’s application system is configured to accept large, image-dense documents up to 12mb in size; however, documents with numerous high- resolution images may be difficult to upload or take longer to load during faculty review. Please compress large documents using image editing software or Adobe Acrobat Pro. 72 dpi is a high enough resolution for review purposes.

Statement of Purpose

View notes about the Statement of Purpose View Notes

Scholarly Papers (2)

View notes about the scholarly papers View Notes


View notes about the resume View Notes

will open in a new browser window

Step 4/

Check the Status of Your Application

You can monitor the status of your application on the university's My Status website. It is solely your responsibility to confirm that all materials have been received and the application is complete. My Status will list items that have been submitted and those that are still required. You can review the status of your recommendation letters, send a prompt to your recommender, and request additional recommenders. After a decision has been made, My Status will also show your admission status.

will open in a new browser window