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MAAE Admissions Requirements

A complete application will include the following components:

  • Application form: Online Application - or - Paper Application
  • Portfolio of original art
  • Artist statement (500 words)
  • Two letters of recommendation (suggested)
  • Undergraduate transcript

Applications will be reviewed between February 1 - May 15.

PORTFOLIO
The portfolio requirement may be satisfied in one of two ways:

1. Bring your portfolio of actual artwork to the Art Academy for an interview and portfolio review with the MAAE program director Keith Benjamin.

or

2. Upload work through our: AAC Slideroom


If you have questions, need assistance, or would like to schedule a campus visit, contact:

Admissions
admissions@artacademy.edu
1-513-562-8740
Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson Street
Cincinnati OH, 45202

ARTIST STATEMENT
Your 500-word artist statement should provide a brief personal history, including your educational background and work experience. It should highlight your commitment to teaching and state your reasons for pursuing an advanced degree

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Your two letters of recommendation should attest to your professional and scholarly experience. The letters should be mailed directly from your references to the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

TRANSCRIPT
You must have copies of your official academic transcript sent directly to the Art Academy from all colleges and universities you attended. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required.



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Request Information
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Undergraduate
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Graduate MAAE
Parents
Transfer Students
Teachers
Online Forms
How to Apply
Financial Aid
Academic Catalogs
Creative Writing Minor
NY Studio Program
Professional Practice
Illustration
UndergraduatePrograms
Registrar
Art History
Painting
Design
Photography
Drawing
Print Media
MAAE
Bursar &Business Office
Sculpture
CommunityEducation
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