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MFA in Interior Design admission requirements

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Minimum GPACumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
Official transcriptsOfficial transcripts from each school you have attended
Undergraduate degreeBachelor’s degree in interior design or architecture
Additional requirements
  • Professional resume or CV

  • Portfolio of student or professional work

  • Personal statement: In 200 words or fewer, describe your philosophy about teaching interior design and your desire to pursue a graduate degree in interior design.
Official GRE/GMATNot required

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International students

Brenau University is proud to welcome international students in an environment that embraces diversity. Admission requirements for international students interested in enrolling at Brenau include:

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Minimum GPA
  • First-year students must have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA or a passing GED score

  • Transfer students must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative college GPA
Official transcriptsOfficial transcripts from each school you have attended
English language proficiencyIf English is not your native language, you must submit proof of English proficiency. You can find information about the exams we accept and the required minimum scores on our international admissions page.

Contact us to learn more about international student admissions.

Transfer credits

Brenau University accepts up to nine transfer credit hours for the online Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design program. Transfer students must be in good standing with their current or former school and have a minimum grade of C in their college coursework to earn transfer credit. Contact us to learn more.

When to apply

Applying to Brenau University is your first step toward a fulfilling career. We offer multiple start dates per year, and admissions counselors are ready to help you start your application today. From here, you can.