Admissions

Resources contains a variety of information useful to both prospective and current art students. Visit the page for information about scholarships and links to financial aid, graduation check forms, the academic calendar, DegreeAudit, etc.

BA in Art

(Studio Art, Art History, Photography, Digital Design & Art Education options)

For students concentrating in Art Education who are interested in pursuing New York State Teaching Certification in Visual Arts, you must speak to the Art Education Program Director.

BFA in Electronic Design & Multimedia

A portfolio review is required for admission to the BFA program. The portfolio should demonstrate aptitude; finished, professional work is not a criterion. The committee is looking for raw ability, talent and motivation.

Details are available on Electronic Design & Multimedia website

MA in Art History, Museum Studies Concentration

A minimum of nine-twelve undergraduate credits in art history (or the equivalent) beyond the introductory level.

The MA program requires a writing sample and two letters of recommendation in addition to the admission application to City College.

Interview and visit to campus desirable.

Details are available on the Art History Website 

MA in Art History

A minimum of nine-twelve undergraduate credits in art history (or the equivalent) beyond the introductory level.

The MA program requires a writing sample and two letters of recommendation in addition to the admission application to City College.

Interview and visit to campus desirable.

Details are available on the Art History Website

MA in Art History, Art Museum Education Concentration

A minimum of nine-twelve undergraduate credits in art history (or the equivalent) beyond the introductory level.

The MA program requires a writing sample and two letters of recommendation in addition to the admission application to City College.

Interview and visit to campus desirable.

Details are available on the Art Museum Education Website.

MA in Art Education K-12

Applicants must apply via the School of Education Admissions Office.

Details are available on the Art Education Website 

MFA in Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP)

The MFA program requires a portfolio submission in addition to admission to City College. Applicants may be asked to appear for a personal interview by the departmental Graduate Committee.

Details are available on the DIAP Website

MFA in Studio Art

The MFA program requires a portfolio submission in addition to admission to City College. Applicants may be asked to appear for a personal interview by the departmental Graduate Committee.

Details are available on the MFA Website

Hello CCNY Art students:

March is advisement month in preparation for Fall 2024 enrollment. 

Please schedule an advisement appointment with our art academic advisor, Lily Ivanov, through EAB Navigate (https://ccny-cuny.campus.eab.com/pal/Qka05gkOgs). Registration for Fall 2024 will begin March 19th; please check your CUNYFirst for your Enrollment Date and make an appointment with Lily Ivanov once a semester to check your progress toward your degree requirements.

Summer 2024 registration is still open. Please don’t hesitate to inquire about our summer course offerings.

We encourage everyone to register early!

Link to DegreeWorks: https://degreeworks.cuny.edu/​

Link to iDeclare: https://central.ccny.cuny.edu/ideclare/index.php

Link to Art Major Concentrations & Minors Information

https://art.ccny.cuny.edu/main/programs/

EAB Navigate Appointments Link:

https://ccny-cuny.campus.eab.com/pal/Qka05gkOgs

CUNY Global Class Search (to check current open course sections): https://globalsearch.cuny.edu/CFGlobalSearchTool/search.jsp

For general Art Department inquiries, email or call 212-650-7420. Art Department Faculty & Staff emails can be found here & here.

Reminder: It is critical that you use your CCNY email accounts to receive instructions from your professors, CCNY and CUNY. Please also check your courses on Blackboard; announcements from individual professors may be posted there or sent to your CCNY email account.

We wish you a productive and enjoyable Spring term!

(Updated 2/7/24)


UPDATES & RESOURCES:

For the Spring 2024 Academic Calendar please click here.

For the CCNY Counseling Center please click here.

Appointments for CCNY Food Pantry please click here.

Access to Digital Resources visit the CCNY Library.

Emergency Grants for CCNY students please click here.