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DOWNLOAD THE SACI POST-BAC CERTIFICATE IN STUDIO ART BROCHURE.
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Please click on one of the titles below to read about eligibility requirements and how to complete the application process.
US and international students who have earned, or will have earned, a bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, prior to beginning graduate study at SACI may apply. Applicants who attend, or attended, a US college or university must have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (based upon a scale in which A = 4.0). The required minimum undergraduate grade point average in studio art and/or conservation course work if the applicant has had no previous graduate experience is 3.00. The required minimum grade point average in previous graduate work in studio art and/or conservation is also 3.00.
Those whose native language is not English who have not demonstrated English-language proficiency through prior study in the English language at an institution of higher learning will be required to demonstrate English-language proficiency through one of the methods indicated in the Non-US Student Admissions section of the SACI web site.
All proficiencies required for entrance to the program must be achieved prior to admittance. No credit toward the degree is permitted for study directed toward completion of these proficiencies.
Students may begin study in the Post-Bac Certificate programs in the Fall semester only.
Completed applications should be received no later than June 15. Applications received after June 15 will be considered only if space is available.
Applicants for scholarships must apply by March 15.
The following is a list of requirements for a complete application:
Applicants should complete and submit the online application form through the SACI web site, including a $70 non-refundable processing fee. If you prefer to pay by check or money order, you are requested to contact the SACI New York office before submitting your application.
In addition, the following materials should be sent directly to the New York Admissions Office of Studio Art Centers International:
- Short essay describing the applicant's area of specialization, objectives, and reasons for wishing to enter the program.
- One set of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.
- One letter of recommendation (academic preferred) from instructors or other artists familiar with the applicant’s work. Recommendation letters must be in sealed envelopes. You can download the Letter of Recommendation Form.
- Curriculum vitae (required of those who have been out of school for 3 or more years).
SUBMITTING YOUR E-PORTFOLIO
For admission to the Post-Bac Certificate in Studio Art Program, an ePortfolio of 15-20 images of your strongest and most recent art work must be submitted.
For admission to the Post-Bac Certificate in Conservation Program, an ePortfolio of 15 images or two original papers demonstrating your scholarship (or a combination of both) must be submitted.
This ePortfolio must be posted online via SACI’s electronic portfolio provider. SACI does not require a payment for submitting an ePortfolio. Upon submission of your SACI application, you will receive an email with a link for your ePortfolio submission. Acceptable file formats and sizes for ePortfolios are: Images: JPEG at a resolution of 72 dpi which must be no larger than 600 pixels in the longest direction. Videos: .flv, .wmv,.mov—up to 60 MB each and no longer than five minutes. Text documents: PDF format up to 10 MB each. All submissions must include an inventory list with title, medium, size, date, and description.