Jordan College of the Arts
Art Program

Applying to Art

Majors

Incoming First-year students:

First, submit your Butler application and complete the supplemental Art application. The application includes an essay about why you want to pursue the Art + Design major and a list of your previous art experiences and a portfolio with 10+ works. Art faculty will meet with you for a portfolio review on posted dates which will be scheduled after you submit your electronic portfolio. Please bring your physical portfolio with you when you meet with the art faculty. Learn how to apply to JCA here.

Existing Butler students:

Art faculty will meet with you for a portfolio review on Butler's campus which will be scheduled after you submit the Art Application and a portfolio with 10+ works. You will submit a portfolio electronically and then also bring your physical portfolio with you when you meet with the art faculty. Submit your completed Art Application to Caitlin Ebbinghaus, Assistant Director of Admissions for the Jordan College of the Arts at cebbingh@butler.edu. Once the form has
been received, you have initiated the process and a portfolio review will be scheduled.

Minors

Existing Butler students:

Begin the process by emailing the completed Art Application  to Caitlin Ebbinghaus, Assistant Director of Admissions for the Jordan College of the Arts at cebbingh@butler.edu. Once your completed application is received, you will be asked to submit an electronic art portfolio with 10+ images. Faculty will review and vote electronically; once a decision has been reached you will be notified by email.