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Undergraduate Admission

The Gwen Frostic School of Art is housed in new facilities that offer innovative spaces for the creation, exhibition, and study of art. In close proximity to the Department of Dance, School of Music and the Department of Theatre, we provide interdisciplinary opportunities to visual and performing artists. Together we form the College of Fine Arts at Western Michigan University—a center dedicated to future-oriented creative excellence.

University admission

Whether an incoming freshman or a transfer student, apply first to the office of undergraduate admissions and orientation. You may apply via WMU's undergraduate admissions website or call (269) 387-2000 for an application.

B.A. program admissions

B.F.A. program admissions

After you have been accepted to the Frostic School of Art as a Bachelor of Art candidate, you have the option to additionally apply to one of the following B.F.A. programs: B.F.A. with teacher certification (K-12), B.F.A. in Graphic Design, B.F.A. in Art with emphasis in ceramics, metals / jewelry, painting, photography, photography and intermedia, printmedia or sculpture.

Minor in Art

Minor in Art History

No application is required for declaring a minor in art history. If you are interested in this minor please contact our academic advisor, John Kollig at john.kollig@wmich.edu, to declare it and discuss the course requirements.

Frostic School of Art Application Deadlines

October 1st  (admission and freshman scholarship consideration) 
February 1st (admission and freshman scholarship consideration) 
April 1st (admission only)