Apply to CCAD

Want to change the world through art and design? Start here.

Whether you’re setting out to study photography, film, illustration, fashion, industrial design or any of our other great programs, your first step is to apply to CCAD. Our CCAD admissions team is here to help you make the application and financial aid processes—as well as your move to campus—as easy as possible. Just choose your enrollment type below to find the appropriate CCAD application form for you. (Make sure to include everything required to apply. Only when we’ve received all required material is your application complete.)

Current high school students or high school graduates

Get started here:

Undergraduate (Bachelor of Fine Arts) CCAD application

Complete this application if:

  • You are a current high school student
  • You are a recent high school graduate
  • You have completed some college credits but want to finish your bachelor’s degree at CCAD

All admissions requirements can be found here. Learn more about CCAD Undergraduate Programs.

Apply through CCAD
Internal application exclusively for CCAD
 
Apply through Common App 
External application that allows you to apply to many schools, CCAD included
 

College graduates

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Graduate (Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts & Master of Professional Studies) CCAD application

Complete this application only if you already have a 4-year college degree or will have a 4-year college degree prior to starting classes at CCAD and want to apply for graduate admission.

Applications for the Fall 2024 cohort for the MFA in Visual Arts cohort are open now with a priority deadline of March 1, 2024. Scholarships are available! MFA admissions requirements can be found here.

Applications for the Fall 2024 cohort for the MPS in UX Design and Retail Design are now open. MPS admissions requirements can be found here.

 

Have a question? Email admissions@ccad.edu.

CCAD's Title IX Coordinator and contact information can be found here.