Prospective Students

 
Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students Must:

  1. Submit their application through the Common Application or the Marymount Manhattan College Website to begin the Art & Art History review process. 
  2. Once an application has been submitted students will be given access to their Admissions Portalwhere they will be prompted to upload their Art Portfolio or Art History Paper.
  3. Note: Your transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendation can be submitted at a later date, and do not need to be marked as complete in order to submit your portfolio.

BFA Art

Admission to the BFA in Art with a concentration in Studio Practices, Photography, Illustration and Animation, or Graphic Design requires an art portfolio.

You will be automatically considered for the Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship with your portfolio submission. 

Deadlines to submit a portfolio for the Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship consideration:

Fall Entry: February 18 

Spring Entry: November 15

We will still accept portfolios after that date, pending the availability of funds. 

Art Portfolio Requirements:

  • 12-15 Images (this should consist of your best work and demonstrate a variety of media skills, or if you prefer, a cohesive body of work).
  • One image in your portfolio must be a self-portrait, in any medium.
  • Optional: An artist statement (inclusive of your artistic aspirations, goals, style, and the way you approach your artistic work).

BA Art 

Admission to the BA in Art with a concentration in Studio Practices, Photography, Illustration and Animation, or Graphic Design does not require a portfolio. However to be considered for a Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship, submission of an art portfolio is required. See portfolio requirements above. 


BA Art History

Admission into the Art History major does not require a portfolio review, however, if an applicant would like to be considered for a Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship as part of their financial aid package, applicants may submit a 5-7 page Art History research paper on either a specific artist or artistic movement for consideration the Art Award. This paper should also contain an argument that you support with your research.

The Art History research paper will be submitted via the Admissions Portal

Deadlines to submit an Art History research paper for the Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship consideration:

Fall Entry: February 18

Spring Entry: November 15

We will still accept research papers after that date, pending the availability of funds.

 


Art and Art History Virtual and In-Person Open House

Join us for an In-Person or Virtual Open House Event hosted by the Department of Art and Art History In this session you will hear from our expert faculty about what to expect from an MMC arts education and learn about our concentrations in: Art History, Graphic Design, Illustration & Animation, Photography, and Studio Practices.

You will also have the opportunity to speak with current students in the department, get insight into the Application/Artistic review process, and have all of your MMC-related questions answered!

Date(s) Offered

Virtual, December 6, 2022

Virtual Portfolio Workshop Session

This year the Art and Art History Department will be hosting Virtual Portfolio Workshop sessions on November 16, 2022 and on December 4, 2022. 

VirtuaPortfolio Workshop session hosted by the Department of Art and Art History

Join us and learn how to make your portfolio stand out in the admissions process.
You will meet with expert faculty from the Department of Art and Art History to get information on how to set up your portfolio’s narrative and document your work.

Date(s) Offered

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November 16, 2022

Virtual @ 6:00 PM

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December 4, 2022

Virtual @ 11:00AM

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Scholarships

Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarships may be awarded to applicants based on their Portfolio/Art History research paper submission. Your Admissions file to the College must be completed in the Admissions Office by March 6, 2023 to be considered for a Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship

Applicants may also receive an Academic Merit Scholarship which can be stacked with the Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship.

Any applications filed after this date will be considered for a Fine and Performing Arts Merit Scholarship based on remaining funds available. No additional written application is required for consideration.

 


Higher Education Opportunity Program

Prospective Art & Art History students who are HEOP applicants are encouraged to apply to the HEOP program by December 15th and submit their Art portfolio as early as possible.  For more information on the HEOP program, please refer to the HEOP page.


Want to know more or schedule a class visit? Contact The Office of Admissions at admission@mmm.edu or call 212-517-0430.  

If you have specific questions about the Department of Art and Art History or the application process, please contact Mondo Morales, Associate Director of Fine & Performing Arts Admission,

at 212-517-0514  or email him at amorales1@mmm.edu  

We look forward to speaking with you!

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