Art is as individual as the artist. As a student in SUNY Oswego’s Art graduate program, you will have the opportunity to study a variety of media with a Studio Art or Graphic Design emphasis.

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What to expect

  1. Email from program director
  2. Discuss requirements, course schedule and start date
  3. Application Requirement Checklist
  4. Information on Financing Your Education


What you will study

SUNY Oswego’s extensive graphic design program offers you the chance to tailor your education to your interests, as you can focus on print, web or multimedia design. You will have the opportunity for ancillary study in book arts, illustration, photography and printmaking. As a student in the Studio Art program, you will have the opportunity for in-depth study of ceramics, drawing, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture while gaining a greater understanding of the latest developments in art theory, history and criticism.

Where you can study

  • Main campus

Learning outcomes

Throughout your education, you will work closely with a faculty member who will also serve as your mentor. Graduates of SUNY Oswego’s program continue on to successful careers as professors, gallery workers and graphic designers; many have been accepted in esteemed MFA programs

Admission requirements

Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
GPA of at least 3.0
Purpose statement for graduate study
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee
Art portfolio displaying at least ten works showing versatility in a variety of media