The New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University welcomes applicants with strong academic and visual arts backgrounds. As a visual arts department within a major university, our goal is to produce well-rounded artists and designers who will be equipped with the design, communication and business skills necessary to be competitive in their respective fields.
All application materials should be submitted directly to Suffolk University's Office of Undergraduate Admission. Please note there are additional admission criteria for applicants to The School of Art & Design. The links below will take you to the main campus website where you can learn more about the admission process:
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Undergraduate Information Sessions
Please join us for a School of Art & Design information session and learn more about Suffolk University’s undergraduate programs in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration and Interior Design. During the information session, you will learn about portfolio and admission requirements for School of Art & Design applicants as well as financial aid and job placement. There will be a tour of the gallery, studios and classrooms at the School of Art & Design followed by a student-led walking tour of the campus, so please wear comfortable shoes.
|Upcoming Information Sessions|
|Friday, February 15||11:00 am / 1:00 pm|
|Friday, April 26||11:00 am / 1:00 pm|
Sign-up to attend an information session or schedule a campus tour.
Meet with an admissions representative and have your portfolio reviewed at a National Portfolio Day. For more information about Portfolio days visit www.portfolioday.net.
Undergraduate Portfolio Days
|10/14||San Diego, CA||Laguna College of Art & Design|
|10/21||Chicago, IL||School of the Art Institute of Chicago|
|11/3||Hartford, CT||Hartford Art School|
|11/4||Boston, MA||Hynes Convention Center
Hosted by SMFA, Boston
|11/11||Philadelphia, PA||Moore College of Art & Design|
|11/17||Purchase, NY||Purchase College, SUNY:
School of Art & Design
|1/27||Sarasota, FL||Ringling College of Art & Design|
Additional Portfolio Review Opportunities
|10/13||Dennis, MA||Cape Cod Museum of Art|
|11/5||Revere, MA||Revere High School|
Learn more about admission portfolio requirements.
Contact Undergraduate Admission at BFAportfolio@suffolk.edu with questions about the admissions process.