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If you have any problems or questions regarding your application, please contact the AAH Office at 860-486-3930 or email

 Welcome to the Art and Art History Department at UConn! We are eager to welcome prospective undergraduate and graduate students to our vibrant community of artists and scholars.

Want a peek into our world? Check out the SFA Look Book.


Admission to the School of Fine Arts as a Studio Art Major is a two-part process requiring both a portfolio review, either in person or via Slideroom and the submission of the Common Application through Undergraduate Admissions. The Common Application can be accessed through the University of Connecticut Undergraduate Admissions Office. Please use the links at right for additional information.

Admission to the Graduate School for an MFA in Studio Art requires both a portfolio review and an application.  Please use the link at the right for additional information.


Welcome to the BA in Art History! Art History opens the world of art and culture to its students, preparing them for careers in the arts as scholars, administrators, and educators.

Admission to the B.A. in Art History is processed through the UConn Admissions Office, which is responsible for the official acceptance of all freshman and transfer students.  All applicants for the B.A. in Art History must meet the academic requirements of the University.

Art History applicants do not need to submit a portfolio of images, but they do need to submit a brief essay via Slide Room, which is accessed through the Common Application.