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Important Admissions Deadlines

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Entry to the graduate programs takes place in the fall semester only (summer only for MFA Art Practice & MFA Visual Narrative).
  • The online application is available here.

Applications and supporting materials for the following departments are still being accepted as space remains available:

  • MAT Art Education
  • MFA Art Practice
  • MPS Art Therapy
  • MFA Art Writing
  • MPS Branding
  • MFA Computer Arts
  • MA Critical Theory and the Arts
  • MA Curatorial Practice
  • MFA Design
  • MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism
  • MFA Design for Social Innovation
  • MPS Digital Photography
  • MPS Directing
  • MPS Fashion Photography
  • MFA Fine Arts
  • MFA Illustration as Visual Essay
  • MFA Interaction Design
  • MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
  • MFA Products of Design
  • MFA Social Documentary Film


Rolling Admissions
Applications and supporting materials are reviewed on a rolling basis for the following department:

  • MFA Visual Narrative
Additional Important Dates

September 2017


October 2017 - December 2017


Thursday, December 21, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018

  • Winter Recess: College Closed


Monday, January 15, 2018

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Day; College Closed

 

Friday, March 9, 2018

  • Staff Holiday: College Closed


Sunday, April 1, 2018

  • Admissions Notification
    • Applicants who have completed the application process by January 15, 2018, will be emailed an admissions decision by April 1, 2018.
    • The College does not disclose admissions decisions via phone.
    • All admissions decisions are sent to the email address used at the beginning of the application process.  letters are sent to the mailing address on file. To avoid delays in notification, applicants should regularly check their inbox and spam folders. Please also [email protected] to your address book or contacts.

 

Sunday, April 15, 2018

  • Reply date for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 accepted graduate students. 
  • Enrollment Fees are processed as space in each program remains available.

 

Monday, May 28, 2018

  • Memorial Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Friday, June 1, 2018

  • MFA Visual Narrative Department Orientation Begins

 

Monday, June 4, 2018

  • MFA Visual Narrative Summer 2018 Classes Begin

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - Friday, June 15, 2018

  • MFA Art Practice Department Summer 2018 Orientation

 

Monday, June 18, 2018

  • MFA Art Practice Summer 2018 Classes Begin

 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

  • Independence Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

  • Fall 2018 Tuition Deadline: All programs except MFA Art Practice and MFA Visual Narrative.

 

Monday, August 20, 2018

  • MA Curatorial Practice Fall 2018 Orientation & Classes Begin

 

Monday, August 27, 2018 - Friday, August 31, 2018

 

Monday, September 3, 2018

  • Labor Day Holiday: College Closed

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

  • Fall 2018 Classes Begin

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