BFA Interior Design

BFA in Interior Design Portfolio Requirements

Instructions for Transfer Applicants to the BFA in Interior Design

Applicants who meet the minimum major-specific requirements and competitive ranking based on
the CSULB Supplemental Application will be invited to submit a portfolio electronically. Instructions for electronic submission of the portfolio and the deadline for submission will be communicated in the invitation. Applicants to the BFA in Interior Design must receive a positive recommendation from the
faculty following review of the portfolio in order to be admitted into the option.

Portfolio Submission


  1. Transfer applicants to the BFA in Interior Design must digitally submit samples of their creative
    work (4-6 examples of original work) online. The submitted digital images shall be of drawings,
    sketches, and/or renderings.

  2. Work samples must include a minimum of 2 examples of hand drawings by the applicant.

  3. Uploaded files can be no more than 5 MB each.

  4. Supported digital image formats are: .jpeg, .png, .gif, .tif, .tiff, .pdf, .bmp, .tga.

  5. Be aware that our online portfolio reviewing service processes all images so they fit within
    1280 x 1280 pixel dimensions.

  6. Required for each image: Title, dimensions (H x W x L), medium, date, and if the work was
    done for a class assignment.

Artist Statement

  1. A statement of 250-300 words or less is required on the portfolio submission form. This statement should address your portfolio and why you want to pursue a BFA major in Interior Design.


  1. Videos, where appropriate, can be embedded from Youtube or Vimeo, or you may upload them.

  2. Videos, if submitted, can be no larger than 60 MB.

  3. Supported video formats are: m4v, .mov, .mp4, .wmv, .flv, .asf, .mpeg, .mpg, .mkv