School of Art
The Yale School of Art is one of twelve constituent schools of Yale University, granting only Masters of Fine Arts degrees to those completing studies in graphic design, painting/ printmaking, photography, or sculpture.
Any student applying to the school must have an exceptional undergraduate record as well as a complete body of work for presentation.
This is further followed by an essay and recommendations from established members of the art world.
The complete process for an applicant requires great preparation and the process must be completed in accordance with strict guidelines established by the school.
The Yale Daily News reported on Thursday, February 1,2007 that 1,215 applicants for its class of 2009 sought admission to fifty-five places.
The Yale Alumni Magazine reported in its December 2008 issue that the School admitted sixty-five from among 1,142 applicants for its class of 2010.
Augustus Russell Street donated funds for the establishment of an art school in 1864.
Yale alumnus Andrew Dickson White was petitioned by the school's faculty to become the first dean.
When the School opened in 1869, it was the first of its kind affiliated with a tertiary institution in America. 下载全新《每日英语听力》客户端，查看完整内容