The program is designed for prospective students who have professional experience, previous student, or a particular aptitude in computer programming, design, and/or visual arts.
To apply students must be able to provide:
Mail Supporting Documents to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Or email to:
International students must provide a WES transcript evaluation if transcripts are not in English, as well as official TOEFL or IELTS scores. A substantial number of students inside this program come from outside the US; we welcome and value global perspectives.
Fast and fluent English speaking and comprehension are crucial to success in a graduate-level studio design program. For international applicants, the program has determined that TOEFL IBT speaking and listening subscores above 20 are needed allow students to function effectively. Students whose scores are slightly below these levels are still encouraged to apply; they may be offered admission, conditional on completion of a recommended foundational English program.
In addition to the general graduate program admission requirements, highly qualified professionals may be eligible for a consolidated 31 credit, 18-month degree program. In order to be eligible for this prospective students must meet the following qualifications:
In addition to the general graduate program admission requirements, recent PhilaU graduates may be eligible for a consolidated 31 credit, 18-month degree program. In order to be eligible for this opportunity students must meet the following criteria as part of their undergraduate degree completion at PhilaU: