Prospective Students

Visual Arts and Design Entrance Requirements for Majors and Minors

Prospective students should apply to the University of North Alabama prior to completing entrance requirements for any Visual Arts and Design program. Apply to the university by visiting the link found here: UNA Application for Admission.

Students who wish to pursue a major or minor in one of the programs in the Visual Arts and Design Department must complete the brief application and entrance requirements detailed below.** To submit your requirements:

  1. Visit https://app.getacceptd.com/unaschoolofthearts, where you will create your Acceptd profile and complete the Visual Arts and Design application.
  2. Upload your materials in your Acceptd profile
  3. Submit your application. 


Click the link on the program you are interested in to view its entrance requirements

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.

REQUIRED

A 250-500 word letter of intent

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.

REQUIRED

  • A video essay
    • 3-5 minutes long
    • State name and where you are from
    • Why are you interested in Fashion Merchandising and Design?
    • What are you interested in learning?
    • What else should we know about you?

OPTIONAL

  • Styled outfit
  • Fashion Sketch
  • Sewn Item
  • Trend Board

REQUIRED

A 250-500 word letter of intent

REQUIRED

An Interview is required for admittance into the program. Please submit your application and we will reach out to schedule your appointment.

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.

REQUIRED

  • Submit 5-10 images of your creative projects
  • Submit a paragraph sharing your background and aspirations in the Visual Arts (under 150 words)

OPTIONAL

  • Provide links to additional creative presence online e.g. Instagram, personal website, online portfolio.