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Beginning September 1, we will be accepting applications for the MFA in INTERMEDIA + DIGITAL ARTS (IMDA)
IMDA Graduate Admissions Application Deadline

All applications, portfolios and other required materials that are postmarked by February 1 are given priority for acceptance and Research Assistantships and financial awards for the Fall program. Learn more  about Research Assistantships and other financial assistance.

We encourage applicants to schedule a tour of our program and facilities via

To apply you must submit an application to both the UMBC Graduate School, and IMDA, Dept. of Visual Art. Only applications submitted to both areas below will be considered for the IMDA MFA Program.

1. Submit to the UMBC Graduate School

The Graduate School Application will require:

  • Form
  • Academic Transcripts
  • International students only: TOEFL scores (80 or above)

(GRE is not required)

2. Submit to the IMDA, Department of Visual Art using Slide Room (after September 1, 2016)

The Slide Room application will require:

  • Electronic portfolio
  • Descriptions of artwork, including date, material, type of media, title, and duration as appropriate
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation

DEADLINE Applications are due by February 1 in order to receive priority consideration towards financial packages.