The School of Fine Arts at The University of Montana-Missoula and the School of Art at Montana State University-Bozeman provide students with intensive professional training for students interested in careers in the field of art.  Admission into the Bachelor of Fine Arts program is competitive at both schools and successful completion of lower division art classes is only a first step. Students will need to submit an extensive portfolio and adhere to specific application deadlines. The University of Montana-Missoula offers a BA and BFA in Sculpture, Ceramics, Printmaking, Photography, Painting and Drawing and a degree in Art Education K-12. Montana State University-Bozeman offers a BFA in Studio Arts and Graphic Design and a BA in Art History, Art Education K-12, Liberal Arts Studio and a Photography option in the Media and Theatre Arts department.

Program Requirements

Suggested course of study for a transfer to:
Montana State University – Bozeman in Fine Arts
The University of Montana – Missoula in Fine Arts


Susan Guthrie
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(406) 756-3896

For general information, contact the Admissions Office: (406) 756-3847.

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Last modified: June 1, 2015