Sustainable Design

College of Fine and Applied Arts

Sustainable Design


  • 2.0 GPA minimum (Illinois and Cumulative)
  • Brief application with personal statement (500 words total)
    • Why do you think sustainability issues are important?
    • Describe a personal experience that highlights why society needs to include design in its efforts toward sustainability.
  • Demonstrated initial progress toward campus General Education requirements
  • No portfolio requirement

Application Periods:

Important Links:

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Admitted students will be contacted for advising upon acceptance into the major. The student will be responsible for setting up the initial appointment.  STudents may schedule appointments at