Visual Arts

M.F.A Visual Arts

  • The Master of Fine Arts Program in Visual Arts at the University of Windsor is a two-year, studio-centered program geared towards creative exploration, innovative experimentation and the development of a sustainable artistic practice.
  • The program provides graduate students with a critical and theoretical framework that enables the independent development of artistic research and studio production that is supported by a range of dynamic faculty, visiting artists, curators and critics.
  • Windsor’s School of Creative Arts has one of the longest running MFA programs in Canada, founded in 1979.
  • University of Windsor MFA graduates have gone on to establish significant careers as visual artists, educators, curators and arts professionals.
  • Our program is distinguished for its focus on intensive graduate supervision, spacious facilities and openness to unconventional practices. 
  • We encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to art that enables students to experiment with a variety of media and methods to discover those best suited to realizing their creative projects. 

Sample Creative Project Topics

  • Video Installation
  • Audio Responsive Installation
  • Performance
  • Social Practice
  • Bio art
  • Urban Interventions

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall: February 1


Deadline for Winter: --


Deadline for May: --


Minimum TOEFL: IBT-83


Minimum IELTS: 6.5


Minimum Pearson: 65

Additional Requirements

Applicants must submit a portfolio of their work 


Three Referee Assessments


Portfolio Checklist


General admission requirements for all Graduate Programs

Scholarships and Funding


Learn More

Request More Information Graduate Academic Calendar Program and Course DescriptionsVisit the School of Creative ArtsApply to this Program