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How to Apply: External Transfer Applicants to Studio Art

Looking for information about this program before applying?
Learn about the undergraduate Studio Art program →

Application Deadline
March 1*

*Deadline Extension for Fall 2022 applicants:
The ApplyTexas or Coalition fall application is due March 1. Students may submit all additional application materials, including the portfolio submission, until Wednesday, March 9 (11:59 p.m. Central).

Things to Know before Applying

  • Students are admitted for the fall semester only.
  • Applicants must have a transfer GPA of at least 3.00 to be considered for admission.

  • Preference is given to applicants who have completed the equivalents of our AAH Core courses. Learn more about coursework equivalents.

1. Complete the admission application to UT Austin.

Things to Know

  • When prompted in the application, enter your first-choice major as one of the following:
    BA Studio Art (510100)
    BFA Studio Art (509953)
  • Applicants will only be considered for admission to one major in the department.

  • When prompted in the application for essays, you should submit Essay Topic D as the second required essay.

Begin University Application →

2. Submit your portfolio.

The portal to submit your portfolio for transfer admission will open in late January 2022. 

Learn how to prepare your portfolio.

Begin Portfolio Submission →

3. Track the status of your application materials.

After you submit your university application, you’ll receive an email that includes your UT EID (university digital identification), allowing you to access the MyStatus website at

Go to MyStatus →


Review our Undergraduate FAQ and the university’s Admissions website.

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