Graduate Admissions Timeline
Applications and supporting materials must be received by January 15, 2021
Applications or materials received after the deadline will be reviewed, for each program, on a space-available basis.
Students enter graduate programs in the fall semester only (summer only for MFA Art Practice & MFA Visual Narrative).
Please Note: The MFA Illustration as Visual Essay program is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2021. The Fall 2022 application will be available in September 2021. Please contact Graduate Admissions with any questions - email@example.com.
Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 online application opens for all graduate programs
Wednesday, December 23–Sunday, January 3
Winter Recess; College Closed
Monday, January 11
Undergraduate and Graduate Spring 2021 classes begin
Monday, January 11–Tuesday, January 19
Course adjustment period
Friday, January 15
Graduate Application Deadline: All applications and supporting materials must be received by January 15, 2021. Applications or materials received after the deadline will be reviewed, for each program, on a space-available basis.
Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; College closed
Friday, March 5
Staff Holiday; College Closed
Monday, March 15
Admissions Notification: Applicants who have completed the application process by Friday, January 15, will be emailed an admissions decision by Monday, March 15. 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 add firstname.lastname@example.org to your address book or contacts.
Thursday, April 15
Reply date for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 accepted graduate students. Enrollment Fees are processed as space in each program remains available
Saturday, May 1
Due date for Summer 2021 tuition
Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the Fall 2021 semester.
Monday, May 31
Memorial Day Holiday; College Closed
Friday, June 4
MFA Visual Narrative Summer 2021 orientation
Monday, June 7
MFA Visual Narrative Summer 2021 classes begin
Wednesday, June 16
MFA Art Practice Summer 2021 orientation begins
Monday, June 21
MFA Art Practice Summer 2021 classes begin
Thursday, July 1
Recommended date that Fall 2021 international applicants complete enrollment process
Sunday, August 1
Fall 2021 Tuition Deadline: All programs except MFA Art Practice and MFA Visual Narrative. After this date, applicants must receive financial clearance from Student Accounts to register.
Monday, August 30 - Friday, September 3
Orientation for Fall 2021 Semester
Monday, September 6
Labor Day Holiday; College Closed
- Art Practice
- Computer Arts
- Design for Social Innovation
- Fine Arts
- Illustration as Visual Essay
- Interaction Design
- Photography, Video and Related Media
- Products of Design
- Social Documentary Film
- Visual Narrative