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If you have questions, contact Sean Downey, Program Coordinator of the Post Bacc Program, or Christine Dunant, Senior Academic Administrator for the Fine Arts Department at Brandeis. Or give us a call at (781) 736-2655.



Shortly, we will be accepting applications for Spring 2016. Please check back soon if you're interested in starting an application. You can also request information about the program.

Interested students who would like to apply to the post baccalaureate program in studio art need to complete the online application through Brandeis University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. If you would like your application fee waived, please email Christine Dunant,, for a fee waiver code. 

In addition to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’ application, prospective students need to submit the following: 

  • Official undergraduate transcripts from the appropriate college or university registrar
  • Statement of purpose: in essay form, state your reasons for wishing to undertake post-baccalaureate graduate work
  • A minimum of  12 images of recent works: painting, sculpture, prints and/or drawings; once each image is uploaded, select 'edit details' to enter Title, Year, Size, Medium, and Description
  • One letter of recommendation sent directly from the professor under whom you have studied in your area of proposed specialization

We hope to accept a diverse group of students who have a range of interests and experience. If you have questions about the program or would like to schedule a visit, please contact Post-Baccalaureate Coordinator, Sean Downey. If you have questions for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, you can contact If you have questions about financial aid, please contact the graduate school at (781) 736-3410 or visit the financial aid section of the Graduate School’s website.