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Welcome to the School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. 

This is where your future begins.

Thank you for your interest in the Herberger Institute School of Art at Arizona State University! We offer 18-degree programs recognized for their excellence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The School of Art is a collaborative community of diverse artists and scholars situated in one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in the United States. A world-renowned faculty, an innovative curriculum, and a wide range of facilities and equipment enable learning and production, and research with a high-level of impact and visibility.

Please take time to explore your options. Further information on the undergraduate and graduate application process is below. 

Steps to apply


Prospective students of the School of Art apply to Arizona State University and select their major of choice during the application process. There is no portfolio required at the time of admission to ASU. Following admission, if students wish to change their major, they may meet with their School of Art academic advisor.



Undergraduate international students should also visit the International admissions website for specific admissions requirements and documentation.


As a prospective graduate student, you are required to submit an application to ASU Graduate Education. Be prepared to submit program-specific supplementary materials for your concentration with your Graduate Education application.



Anyone who holds a bachelor's or graduate degree from a university of recognized standing and earned the equivalent of a 3.00 (4.00 = “A” scale) grade-point average of 3.00 in the last two years of work leading to the bachelor's degree is eligible to apply for admission to Graduate Education.

Graduate international students should visit the Graduate education international student website for specific admission requirements and documentation.

Additional admission requirements

In addition to the above requirements, please check the admission requirements for your preferred program of study. For the degrees listed below, please visit the degree page and find the ‘Additional admission requirements’ section at the end of the page.


At the School of Art, you are surrounded by people who want you to succeed.

Herberger Institute recruitment and admission

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Contact us!

Our admission representatives in the Herberger Institute can provide admissions guidance and support to prospective students.