Entering freshman are admitted to the Department of Art and Design as BS candidates by meeting the Utah State University admission requirements and by submitting a portfolio for review by the art department. Entrance to the BFA program in studio art is accomplished by formal application after completion of the department's Foundation courses. Students applying for this degree program should have a GPA of at least 2.75. Application to the BFA program is done by portfolio review and should be made during the Spring semester in which the prerequisites will be completed. Transfer students should make application during Spring semester for entrance prior to their entrance to USU. Participation in the BA program in Art History is limited to students with at least a 2.5 GPA.
Students who wish to be an art major at Utah State University must do the following:
1. Apply for admissions to Utah State University (must meet USU admission standards)
2. Apply to be an Art Major
Applications must be postmarked by January 31 or received in the art office (FAV 122) by FEBRUARY 1 by 5 P.M. Mail to: Caine College of the Arts, 4000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-4000. You may also bring your application to the art and design main office in the Fine Arts Visual building on campus.
The Department of Art and Design will accept approximately 40 students who receive the highest evaluations from the art faculty. Of these accepted students, the top 5 ranked freshmen will be awarded FRESHMAN ART SCHOLARSHIPS. Accepted transfer students will be considered for other art scholarships.