The UP College of Fine Arts Undergraduate and Graduate Programs application period for Academic Year 2021-2022 is now closed. Visit this page again in April 2022 for updates on the application period for Academic Year 2022-2023.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs include: Visual Communication, Industrial Design, Painting, Sculpture, Art History, and Art Education.
Associate in Arts Program include: Visual Communication, Industrial Design, and Studio Arts.
With the changes and challenges brought about by the COVID 19 pandemic, UPCFA adopts the remote teaching and learning platform. In the Remote Learning Environment, admissions, registration and program advising are done online. Online classes are conducted via asynchronous and synchronous means. The University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLe) and other supporting platforms are utilized for ease of communications and delivery of lessons to students.
In observance of COVID 19 safety protocols, the college facilities are temporarily closed to its faculty and students. Through online resources and communications, we continue to support students’ academic and psychosocial needs.
Associate in Arts (Visual Communication)
Associate in Arts (Industrial Design)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Communication)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Industrial Design)
Associate in Arts (Studio Arts)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art History)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Education)
BFA Incoming Freshmen
Graduating High School Students who have Qualified under the U.P. College Admissions may apply in any of the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs. BFA applicants who are unsuccessful in the UPCA but passed the UPCFA admission requirements shall automatically be absorbed under the corresponding AA Programs (not applicable to BFA Art Educ and BFA Art Hist)
AA Incoming Freshmen
Other incoming College Freshmen who did not qualify for the U.P. College Admissions may apply in any of the Associate in Arts programs.
Shiftees from other UP Diliman Colleges
Any UP Diliman student who had earned at least 30 units with a minimum GWA of 2.75 may apply in any of the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs offered.
Transferees from Other UP Constituent Units
UP Students outside of Diliman who had earned at least 30 units with a minimum GWA of 2.75 may apply in any of the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs offered.
Transferees from Other Universities
Non-UP College Students who are at least sophomore level in standing and had earned a minimum of 33 units with a GWA of 2.0 may apply for any of the Bachelor of Fine Arts offered.
Individuals who had previously earned a Bachelor’s Degree may apply in any of the Bachelor of Fine Arts offered.
Applicants may view the Announcements page for more information on updates of the application process.
Each submitted application form and portfolio will be evaluated by the respective Departments offering the program.
The list of all Successful applicants’ control number will be posted in the Announcement page on or before Month DD, YYYY. An email notification will be sent to all applicants regarding the outcome of their respective application.
Interested Applicants may view the different Portfolio Requirements of each Program. Please note that the Portfolio Requirements vary according to each program.