Discovering Animation & Illustration


Character Transforming from Bird to ManDifferent Stylized Animals with HornsA man with bees flying around his headWind blown houseMan walking down a basement full of jarsWoman with a man fading awayDifferent Trees and plants color maps and designMan Sitting in a CornerUnderwater city and bridgeFirst Day of School work by student


Welcome New Animation/Illustration Students!


We look forward to working with you as you begin your university education with us.


A record of excellence spanning almost two decades assures us that we can help you to achieve your goals through a rigorous curriculum delivered in an atmosphere of enthusiasm, collaboration, and friendship. Those of you who have visited our campus have had the opportunity to experience our culture and curriculum on your own. For those of you who will not have the chance to visit, we welcome a phone call or email.

Admission information for freshmen and transfer students can be found here. Transfer students will also want to review the University's articulate agreement with community colleges here. All applicants should know that the BFA in Animation and Illustration is a highly impacted program. You can read about admission thresholds and impaction here.

Please remember that your offer of admission to the University is contingent on meeting all deadlines included on your official letter of admissions and is pending verification of your official, final documents. So please consult your MySJSU account for a list of requested documents and associated deadlines, and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.