ADMISSIONS

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.

Interested applicants may browse our different undergraduate programs and submit application forms.

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.

DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Associate in Arts (Visual Communication)

Associate in Arts (Industrial Design)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Communication)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Industrial Design)

DEPARTMENT OF STUDIO ARTS

Associate in Arts (Studio Arts)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture)

DEPARTMENT OF THEORY

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art History)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art Education)

WHO MAY APPLY

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.

Second Degree

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.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Fill-up Form

Fill out the Application Form of the Program you intend to apply for on or before Month DD, YYYY.

Submit Requirements

Applicants must submit the corresponding Portfolio requirements of the specific program they are applying for on or before Month DD, YYYY.

SCREENING

Each submitted application form and portfolio will be evaluated by the respective Departments offering the program.

NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS

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.