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School of Visual Arts

Art (BA,BFA); Art Education (BS); and Interdisciplinary Digital Studio (B DES)

First-year Applicant

  1. Apply to Penn State | Priority Deadline - November 30
    • A complete undergraduate application includes application, high school transcript, and SAT or ACT scores.
    • Offers of admission are made by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Transfer/Advanced Standing

  1. Apply to Penn State
  2. Prepare Portfolio
  3. Submit Portfolio

Change of Major

  1. Consult with academic adviser
    • Need ≥ 2.0 CUM GPA
  2. Prepare Portfolio
  3. Submit Portfolio

Change of Major and Change of Campus

  1. Consult with academic adviser
    • Need ≥ 2.0 CUM GPA
  2. Prepare Portfolio
  3. Submit Portfolio
    • Two semesters at a campus

814-865-0444 - 210 Patterson Building

What do I click?

  • First-Year Applicant: I just graduated from high school and/or have not completed more than 17 college credits after graduating.
  • Transfer/Advanced Standing: I have completed 18 or more credits at another university and want to transfer to Penn State.
  • Change of Major: I am a current Penn State student attending the University Park campus.
  • Change of Major and Change of Campus: I am a current Penn State student attending a campus other than University Park.