Department of Art and Design

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How to Apply - Overview

Applying to a program within the Department of Art and Design is a two-step process. 

Learn about the requirements applicable to your intended undergraduate or graduate major:

Undergraduate Applicants -- Incoming freshmen, transfers and current MSU students

For information on applying to the BFA and BA degree programs, including all majors, concentrations and the minor, go to:

Graduate Applicants --

For information for applying to the graduate programs, go to:


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Questions? Contact Us

After reviewing the application guidelines for your intended major, feel free to contact us with any questions:

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Visiting the Campus

Applicants to the Department of Art and Design are encouraged to visit the campus to see the facilities and learn more about the University and Department programs.

University Visit – Go to Visit page

Department Visit – Contact the department secretary at 973-655-7295

Directions to campus

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Art and Design applicants, who qualify academically, may be eligible for scholarships available to incoming University students:
Undergraduate Scholarships | Graduate Scholarships

Additional sources of aid, including loans and student work-study, are available through the Office of Financial Aid.

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