General UW-Stout Graduate School Application
All prospective graduate students at UW-Stout must follow a standard application process through our Graduate School. Beyond that, each graduate program has specific requirements that must be met to be successfully admitted to the program:
Program-Specific Admission Requirements
To apply to the M.F.A. Design program, you will need to submit additional application materials through our SlideRoom account:
10-15 examples of creative/professional work from your area(s) of expertise:
- A series of 10-15 images or documents of creative/professional work, and brief written descriptions.
- A limit of 5 motion/video images will be accepted as part of the total 10-15 examples, each no more than 3 minutes in length. External video links accepted.
All work must be created by you, the applicant. Failure to follow this rule will result in immediate rejection. If your work is the result of a group project, highlight the role you played in its creation within the written description list.
Written Statement of Interest
This 2-3 page statement should describe your goals for graduate study, your topics of interest for research and exploration, and should provide context for your work included in the visual portfolio. PDF preferred.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
PDF Preferred, and titled with your last name (i.e. Nelson_CurriculumVitae.pdf).
Candidate Recommendation Form
Three letters of reference from individuals who can speak to your abilities or potential as a designer, creative practitioner, and graduate student. PDF preferred.
All program application materials should be submitted digitally through SlideRoom.