Admission to UC San Diego is managed by the Admissions Office on campus. All students interested in attending UC San Diego are required to complete the UC Application prior to the November deadline. The Visual Arts department at UC San Diego is a leading center for research in contemporary art practice, history, and theory. Our department is actively seeking diverse and skilled students interested in the visual arts. Those interested in the Visual Arts are strongly encouraged to learn more about the department by: reviewing our curriculum information online, attending our Freshmen/Transfer Triton Days in the spring, and communicating with department representatives. For specific admissions information, please refer to the appropriate link below.

Freshmen Admissions

Transfer Admissions