DEPARTMENT DEADLINE: February 1st

Apply Online (for Spring 2017 and forward)

Visit our online application

Submit Application Materials

All applicants should be prepared to submit:

-At least three letters of reference from persons who can testify to your professional qualifications, character, and potential for graduate study.
-Transcripts from every undergraduate institution that you have attended.
-Statement of Purpose.
-Artist Statement.
-20 images of work (including video, if applicable).
-Resume
-If you are applying to the printmaking program and you are selected as a finalist, original works will be required.

After submitting your online application and paying your application fee, begin submitting your supporting materials to complete your application.

  • Upload a variety of supporting documents directly to your application.
  • To submit official transcripts, contact your previous institutions to request they submit official transcripts to Colorado State University (use institution code 4075).
  • To submit test scores, contact the testing agency to request that scores be sent to Colorado State University (use institution code 4075).
  • For any documents that cannot be uploaded, submit paper copies directly to the Office of Admissions at:

Graduate Admissions
Colorado State University – Office of Admissions
1062 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062

Check Your Application Status

View the status of your application at any time to ensure your application checklist is complete or check on updates.

If you’re selected as a finalist for Printmaking or Graphic Design you will be required to send original artwork to the Department.

Questions? call Graduate Program Phone: 970.491.6775 or

E-mail: kathleen.chynoweth@colostate.edu