Application information and requirements for the Department of Film and Media Arts master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degree programs in art photography, computer art, and film are listed below.


  • Application deadline: February 1 for fall admission
  • To be considered for merit-based awards, please submit your application by February 1.
  • Department of Film and Media Arts programs currently do not offer spring admission.

**The program is still accepting graduate applications for Fall 2023 even though our deadline for financial award consideration has passed. Financial awards for late applicants who are admissible will still be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Application Process

Step 1: Apply to the Syracuse University Graduate School

Step 2: Submit Your Portfolio

Once your application has been submitted and reviewed by the faculty committee, you may be contacted to arrange for an on-line meeting to discuss your interest in the program and how it relates to your future goals.

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