- a bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited college or university.
Note that the GRE is not required for admission to this program.
fall semester admission only: Feb. 15
Applications received after the deadline dates will be considered depending on availability of space, strength of your credentials and sufficiency of time for processing.
For more information about graduate admission, please contact the Office of Graduate and International Admission and Enrollment at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410.837.6565.
View our frequently asked questions (and our answers, of course).
Online application. Complete and submit the online application and pay the $30 application fee. (To pay in-state tuition, you must submit the Maryland In-State Residency form).
Official transcript(s). Request that an official transcript of all prior college or university work (including graduate courses, if applicable) be sent directly from each institution attended; electronic transcripts are encouraged.
Statement of personal interest. Submit a statement of personal interest in the program of study.
Letters of recommendation. Have two professors or employers submit letters of recommendation on your behalf; these should be sent in sealed envelopes with signatures across the sealed portion.
Portfolio. Submit by postal mail a portfolio of no more than 10 poems or 15-20 pages of prose (fiction or literary nonfiction) directly to the program director. Include a copy of your statement of personal interest (step 3) with your portfolio.
Send all materials, unless otherwise noted, to the University of Baltimore Office of Graduate Admission, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.
Materials to be submitted to the program director should be sent to: Kendra Kopelke, University of Baltimore, School of Communications Design, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201.