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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

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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.

CCAD will accept applications for Spring '22 semester on a rolling basis until December 1, 2021 and for Fall '22 semester on a rolling basis until July 31, 2022. 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
 

College graduates

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Graduate (Master of Fine 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 2022 cohort for the MFA in Visual Arts cohort are open now with a priority deadline of February 1, 2022. Scholarships are available! MFA admissions requirements can be found here.

Applications for the January 2022 cohort for the MPS in Retail Design are open now with a priority deadline of October 15, 2021 for best consideration. Applications will be continuously accepted through November 15. MPS admissions requirements can be found here.

 


Have a question? Email admissions@ccad.edu.

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