We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

There are currently 7 students from the USA currently enrolled at Leeds Arts University.

Read our international student profiles to find out more about them!

Our representatives visit the USA at least once per year. We have an exchange agreement with the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) in New York City and we have been involved in collaborative projects with Cooper Union Gallery and Syracuse University

If you need any assistance please don't hesitate to contact Leeds Arts University directly at international@leeds-art.ac.uk.

Entry Requirements


A strong portfolio of art/design work is required for all courses.

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

USA High School Diploma: GPA 3.0

Undergraduate Degrees

USA High School Diploma: GPA of 3.0 AND one of the following:

  • 2 x SAT Reasoning Tests (550 in each) plus 2 x SAT Subject Tests (550 in each)
  • 2 x AP tests (grade 3 in each)
  • ACT (average score of 23)

Postgraduate Degrees

Bachelor degree from a recognised university: GPA 2.5