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Graduate Departmental Requirements: Digital Arts – Interactive Arts MFA (Fall only), Brooklyn campus (STEM)


School of Art

Applicants must have a bachelors degree from an accredited United States college, university, or art/design school or the equivalent degree from a recognized international institution or considerable background in the digital arts. Successful applicants will submit a strong visual portfolio demonstrating a conceptual and aesthetic focus in interactive and digital arts. No reviews are done in person, but applicants are encouraged to arrange a visit to the department by calling 718.636.3411. Applicants must submit 12-15 pieces of work in traditional or digital media made in the last two to three years at The Graduate Admissions Review Committee is interested in work that reflects creativity, technical facility, and the conceptual skills to develop a sophisticated body of work. The statement of purpose should be no more than 500 words. A TOEFL of 79 (internet and home test), TOEFL ITP Plus for China of 550, IELTS of 6.5, Cambridge English score of 176, or PTE of 53 is required for international students.