College Transfer Students

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College Transfer Students

If you have a diploma from Fleming College, Georgian College or Fanshawe College you may have the ability to transfer into our Visual Arts program through a simplified, guaranteed transfer process.

The articulation agreements we have with these colleges specify the number of transfer credits and the approximate length of time required for a college student to complete a degree at York, as well as specific college courses that will transfer to the university. 

Sir Sandford Fleming College’s Visual and Creative Arts Diploma

Students who have graduated in 2011 (or later) from Fleming College’s Visual and Creative Arts Diploma with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 48 transfer credits toward the Visual Art and Art History (VAAH) program of York University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. Applicants must also successfully complete an entrance portfolio review conducted by a VAAH faculty member to be admitted to the program.

Incoming students will be required to complete 72 additional credits at York University (total of 120 credits) to receive their degree.

For details about requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements.

Georgian College’s Fine Arts Advanced Diploma

Students who have graduated in 2011 (or later) from Georgian College’s Fine Arts Advanced Diploma with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 60 transfer credits toward the Visual Art and Art History (VAAH) program of York University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. Applicants must also successfully complete an entrance portfolio review conducted by a VAAH faculty member to be admitted to the program.

Incoming students will be required to complete 60 additional credits at York University (total of 120 credits) to receive their degree.

For details about requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements.

Fanshawe College’s Fine Art Program

Students who have graduated in the past three years from Fanshawe College’s Fine Art Program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) will be eligible for admission consideration and granted 60 transfer credits toward the Visual Art and Art History (VAAH) program of York University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. Applicants must also successfully complete an entrance portfolio review conducted by a VAAH faculty member to be admitted to the program.

Incoming students will be required to complete 60 additional credits at York University (total of 120 credits) to receive their degree.

For details about requirements, including prerequisites (if applicable), visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements.

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