Admission Process

Our students at Tyler School of Art benefit from an uncommon vantage point. Tyler is a window onto a global network of artists of every kind at the forefront of their disciplines.

At the same time, Tyler is also an intensely personal place—focused intently on the individual creative growth and exploration of every student. We encourage you to explore this guide through Tyler and take advantage of the links to our new website where you can explore student work and the Tyler experience in a dynamic new forum.

On this page you will find links to our undergraduate and graduate admissions process as well as deadlines, scholarship opportunities and events on campus. The entire Tyler site is filled with student work, profiles of the people on campus, virtual tours and information on our presence in the world. We encourage you to explore, contact us with any questions and, most importantly, come visit. 

  • Learn

    Start by exploring our comprehensive catalog through the links above or click here to complete an inquiry form to get more specific information about Tyler.

    Inquiry Form
  • Visit

    Tyler exists in a state of the art facility. It's an atmosphere of creative spirit connected to a major research institution. We encourage visits to truly experience all we have to offer.

    Schedule a Visit
  • Application Requirements

    Ready to apply? The process differs by undergraduate major but can all be found right here!

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  • Apply

    We offer an array of scholarship and financial aid options to make attending Tyler feasible for everyone.

    Tuition & Fees
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Deadlines & Notable Dates

Undergraduate
    • October 03, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Cincinnati National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://...

    • October 04, 2015
    • 1:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Cleveland National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://w...

    • October 17, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Memphis National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://www...

    • October 17, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Milwaukee National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://w...

    • October 18, 2015
    • 10:00am

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Chicago National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://www...

    • October 18, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Nashville National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://w...

    • October 31, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Richmond National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://ww...

    • November 01, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Boston National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://www....

    • November 01, 2015
    • 11:45pm

    Priority deadline for Transfer applicants applying for the Spring 2016 semester. Please go to the following link for information regardin...

    • November 08, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    Philadelphia National Portfolio Day 2015 will be hosted by UArts at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on November 8, 2015. Time TBA. Che...

    • November 15, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the New York City National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http...

    • November 21, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Washington, DC National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: htt...

    • November 22, 2015
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Baltimore National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://w...

    • January 23, 2016
    • 12:00pm

    The Tyler School of Art will be attending the Miami National Portfolio Day event! More info on this event can be found here: http://www.p...

    • March 01, 2016
    • 11:45pm

    Deadline for all undergraduate students to complete their application for Tyler's portfolio scholarship consideration. Students must have...

    • March 01, 2016
    • 11:45pm

    Priority deadline for Freshman students interested in applying for Fall 2016. Students must have Temple application complete, all transcr...

    • June 01, 2016
    • 11:45pm

    Priority deadline for Transfer students interested in applying for Fall 2016. Students must have Temple application complete, all transcr...

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Tyler Facilities

This new building boasts the most advanced visual arts facilities in the region and functions as a world-class exhibition space and educational tool. The building also includes spaces for innovative large-scale and installation pieces, a central media output center, shared computer labs, computer-integrated classroom spaces and comfortable and accessible cafes and lounges.

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Teen & Pre-College Programs

For more than 25 years, Tyler School of Art has offered non-credit studio workshops designed to meet the needs of beginning, intermediate, and advanced level high school and adult learners. You will find a wide spectrum of hands-on studio workshops.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees are based on a variety of factors, including the student's program, student level (undergraduate/graduate), residency and credit hours.

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2015 SPI/SSI Dates

This year's Summer Intensive dates are June 8,2015-July 24, 2015. Acceptance will be by rolling admissions. Application will be viewed beginning February 15, 2014 until April 15, 2014.

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