School of Art
Undergraduate Apply Now
Applying to the School of Art is a two-step process.
- Apply to Texas Tech University through the TTU Admissions website.
- Once admitted to TTU, you are automatically accepted to the School of Art.
*STEP 2: Scholarship Application
- Complete your School of Art scholarship application and upload portfolio/writing sample on RaiderConnect.
- Create your account, then select APPLICATIONS and choose the Talkington Visual & Performing Arts application at the bottom of the page.
*This is only required for School of Art scholarship consideration.
Scholarship Submission Items
- Students applying to Art Education, Graphic Design, or a Studio Art area should include a portfolio of 5-10 art pieces for their portfolio. These can be of any medium you choose and should reflect your best work.
- Prospective students who submit an application and the required portfolio by February 1, 2023 will automatically be considered for a scholarship.
Writing Sample (Art History Majors Only)
- Art History students will submit a 3-8 page (750-2000 word) essay. This can be a paper from an Art History, History, or English course.
Statement of Intent (All Majors)
- Short essay explaining your interest in art or your desired career goals in art (required for all art-interested students)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any additional information or questions you may have.
Open House & Tours
Our house is always open. We provide both comprehensive and individualized on-demand tours of our various programs. High school and middle school teachers should contact us directly, so we can setup a time and experience to meet your needs and interests. Individual perspective students and parents can reach out to us for a one-on-one tour.
Art students who score a 4 or 5 on the College Board Exams in drawing portfolio, two-dimensional design portfolio, or three-dimensional design portfolio will receive credit for Drawing I, and/or 2D Design, and/or 3D Design II (ART 1302, 1303, 2303).
Students who are awarded advanced placement through the College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP) may earn 6 hours of college credit. Entering art students who receive a 4 or 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement Program in art history will be exempt from taking ARTH 1301 or 2302.
For more information concerning Advanced Placement, contact:
Art Foundations Coordinator