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For incoming first-year students

If you currently do not have a complete portfolio for review, you may be a candidate for the portfolio deferred option.

This is a conditional admission to the college contingent upon your passing your portfolio by the end of your second semester. You will take the Foundation courses required of all CVPA studio first-year students. As a Portfolio Deferred Student, the work produced from these classes will help you form your portfolio.

You will need to present a minimum of 4 pieces for consideration of the deferred option. A portfolio of 12 pieces will be required for complete review. The work initially submitted, and work created in Foundations courses can be submitted for review towards the 12 required pieces.

If you pass, you will proceed into your degree option and continue your course of study. If you do not pass your portfolio review at that time, you will need to seek another degree option outside Art + Design.


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