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.)



Undergraduate (Bachelor of Fine Arts) CCAD application

Apply for first-year or transfer admission for the fall term. All admissions requirements can be found here. Learn more about CCAD Undergraduate Programs.

CCAD continues to accept applications for Fall '21 on a rolling basis until July 15, 2021.  Apply now while scholarships are still available!

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

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

CCAD continues to accept applications for its Fall 2021 MFA in Visual Arts cohort on a rolling basis until July 1, 2021. Scholarships still available! MFA admissions requirements can be found here.

Applications for the January 2022 cohort for the MPS in Retail Design are open now. Sign up here for further information about the program.

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