Application Fee

$50.00

We have a rolling admissions policy, which means that we consider applications throughout the year. While there is no application deadline, it is advisable to submit all of your materials at least two months prior to your intended date of matriculation.

To apply to the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts:

Please submit the following materials online, converting the documents to .pdf or .jpg:

  • Personal/artistic statement discussing your art background, current art practice and goals (as .pdf)
  • 10–12 images of your current artwork (each as .jpg). Include list of artworks with title, date, medium and size (as .pdf). If your images are too large, please submit them on a CD or USB with the list to the mailing address below.
  • Current C.V. or résumé (as .pdf)
  • A copy of your transcript from an accredited undergraduate institution verifying that you earned a baccalaureate degree (as .pdf)
  • Any additional copies of transcripts from all other undergraduate and graduate institutions attended (as .pdf). International transcripts must be professionally translated.

You must also send your original (official and sealed) transcripts to:

Anastasia Meadors
Director
Art and Design
UC Berkeley Extension
1995 University Ave., Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94704-7000

If you are accepted into the certificate program, you will need to pay a separate nonrefundable $150 certificate registration fee.

If you are an international student, you must apply to Evening Certificate Programs. Learn more.