Admissions: Incoming Freshman

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A freshman portfolio consists of 12 original works of art. Applicants may submit their portfolio online via Slideroom at

These are the kinds of files we accept in the portfolio:

Images (jpg, gif, png) up to 5 MB each
Videos (flv, wmv, mov, mp4) up to 60 MB each
Audio (mp3) up to 30 MB each
Documents (pdf) up to 10 MB each

SlideRoom provides an opportunity to submit information that is useful in understanding the work in the images. Applicants are requested to use this feature to specify the size, medium, and date of completion of each piece. Descriptions of the assignments, concepts or processes involved in the making of the work may also be included.

Click link for more information about how to prepare a portfolio.

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If an applicant can not submit a portfolio via SlideRoom, contact Admissions to make other arrangements. No hard copy submissions will be kept on file or returned.