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Undergraduate Admissions

The School of Art follows the standard UH admission requirements and procedures for freshman, transfer and post baccalaureate students. UH admission requirements are available at www.uh.edu/enroll/admis. Additionally, the School of Art requires the submission of a creative portfolio and a statement of intent for all students applying to the Bachelor of Arts in Art and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, and the submission of a statement of intent for all students applying to the Bachelor of Arts in Art History degree.

Bachelor of Arts in Art and Bachelor of Fine Arts Submission Requirements

All applicants to studio art degrees are required to submit evidence of their visual creativity and a 250-word statement of intent upon applying. Portfolios must be sbumitted online via the Kathrine G. McGovern, School of Art Acceptd application. We cannot accept physical portfolios.

Submit 2–4 examples of work that you have created within the past two years. Examples may include but are not limited to: drawing, digital art, graphic design, painting, photography, sculpture, and video. Submissions do not need to be specific to the applicant’s intended area of study.

  • Images may be submitted in the following formats: .jpeg, .png, .gif, .pdf
  • Video may be submitted in the following formats: .m4V, .mov, .mp4, .mpeg, .mpg
  • Images can be up to 5MB each. Video can be up to 30 MB each.
  • Each video must be less than 3 minutes.

Submit a 250-word statement that describes why you would like to pursue a degree in art or design. Save the statement as a PDF and upload it with your application.

Bachelor of Arts in Art History Submission Requirement

All applicants to the art history program are required to submit a 250-word statement that describes why they would like to pursue a degree in art history. Statements must be submitted online via the Kathrine G. McGovern, School of Art Acceptd application. Save the statement as a PDF and upload it with your application.