In SUVA’s graduate program, students enhance their abilities and expand their individual vision while learning to develop a successful studio practice in the visual arts. The program encourages creativity and independence while providing intensive instruction from an accomplished faculty and group consultation within a collaborative framework.
To be admitted to the Graduate School for the purpose of seeking an advanced degree you must be a graduate of an accredited four-year college or university. All other admission eligibility requirements are determined by each school or department.
Unconditional Master’s Students:
Students who have been accepted to an approved SUVA graduate program based on their eligibility and qualifications.
In addition applying online, additional materials listed below must be submitted to the University:
Transcripts must show degrees awarded. If you have not yet finished the degree at the time of application, please send the most up-to-date transcripts available.
Submit application materials to:
Office of Admissions,
Southwest University of Visual Arts,
2525 N. Country Club,
Tucson, AZ 85716
Incomplete application files will not be reviewed for admission consideration. International applicants are also responsible for additional requirements. See Information for International Applicants.
Southwest University of Visual Arts encourages students to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). There is no application deadline. Southwest University of Visual Arts complies with all Federal and State regulations in the distribution of financial aid awards (see Understanding Financial Aid, U.S Department of Education).
If the student is meeting satisfactory progress standards, Financial Aid is disbursed by the appropriate office in the Student Services Department. Financial Aid funds are disbursed in a reasonable time frame after funds are received by the College. Federal Financial Aid is available to eligible students, which includes Direct Stafford Loans, Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity grant (FSEOG) and Federal Workstudy (FWS). Please contact a Student Services Representative at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We are currently in the process of redeveloping our MFA program at SUVA. Therefore, we are pausing applications for the time being. If you would like us to contact you in the future regarding the reintroduction of this program, get in touch with us at email@example.com