In addition to the university's general requirements
, B.F.A. applicants are required to submit a portfolio, either online via Cornell AAP SlideRoom
, or on a DVD-R disc formatted for both Mac and PC. A portfolio interview is strongly recommended but not required. The Department of Art considers the strongest applicants to be those who would like to study both fine arts and liberal arts in a university setting.
Secondary School Subjects / Standardized Test Requirements
Sixteen units of secondary school subjects must be completed, including 4 of English and 3 or 4 of foreign language (three years of one language or two years each of two languages).
The SAT Reasoning Test or ACT (with writing) is required. The TOEFL is required of all international applicants whose first language is not English.