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How to Apply: Freshman Applicants to Art History

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

Application Deadline
December 1*

* To meet the regular deadline students should submit the UT Austin online application by December 1 and all additional required or optional application items by December 8, which includes the portfolio submission. Update: As of December 8, 2021, UT Austin has extended the deadline for optional application items to December 10, 2021 at 11:59PM CT.

1. Complete the admission application to UT Austin.

Things to Know

  • When prompted in the application, enter your first-choice major as:
    BA Art History (570700)
  • Applicants will only be considered for admission to one major in the department.

  • When prompted to submit your three short-answer questions, please be sure to also include the additional short-answer requirement for Art and Art History.

Begin University Application →

2. 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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