Applicants must apply both to the department of art and to the Clemson graduate school. For information about applying to the graduate school, see the requirements on the graduate school's webpage.
We admit a limited number of talented and creative MFA candidates on a competitive basis. No GRE is required. See the department criteria and deadlines below.
January 1* — Application materials due for consideration for $5,000 University Recruitment Fellowships awarded to outstanding applicants throughout the University. To be considered for this award, applicants must have a GPR of 3.5 or more and/or a very strong portfolio.
March 15* — For an applicant to be considered for review by the Department of Art graduate faculty all materials must be received by March 15th. This includes the Clemson University Graduate School application form, CD portfolio of work, letter of intent, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation and a current resume/CV.
*Please note that application forms, fees, unofficial transcripts and recommendations are to be sent directly to the Graduate School Clemson University Graduate Admissions Office E-209 Martin Hall, Clemson, SC 29634.
The CD portfolio of 20 images of your most recent work along with an unofficial transcript a letter of intent and current resume/CV should be sent directly to the Department of Art c/o Professor David Detrich, Graduate Coordinator, 2-142 Lee Hall, Clemson, SC 29634.
For inquiries or to schedule a campus visit, email the Department of Art graduate coordinator, David Detrich, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (864) 656-3890.
For graduate admission information, contact the Office of Admissions, E-209 Martin, Clemson, SC 29634-5124, Telephone: (864) 656-3195 or visit the graduate school website.