Department of Art and Design

 How to Apply  l  Visiting the Campus  l  Scholarships and Aid

How to Apply

Applying to a program in the Department of Art and Design is a 1-3-Step process. 


All applicants must apply to Montclair State University as either an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • Graduate Applicants - Click here.


Some programs require a Department application/portfolio plus an on-campus interview; others do not.  Click on your intended major below for guidelines, dates, and contacts, where applicable.  (Note: For general questions regarding applying to the Department of Art and Design, contact: Prof. Livia Alexander; 973-655-4151.)

The following programs REQUIRE a Department Application and Portfolio:

  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate

The following programs DO NOT REQUIRE a Department Application and Portfolio.  (Admission is based solely on review of your University application.)


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Visiting the Campus

Applicants to the Department of Art and Design are invited to campus to visit the studios and learn more about the University and the Department's programs.


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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Art and Design applicants, who qualify, may be eligible for scholarships available to incoming University students:

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


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