Application deadlines for the 2015/16 academic year:   

February 1, 2015 

Transfer students
March 15, 2015

Application deadlines for the 2016/17 academic year:

Freshmen Early Decision
November 1, 2015 

Graduate programs
January 10, 2016  

Visit RISD

The best way to figure out if RISD is right for you is to come for a visit when classes are in session.

Portfolio Days

Bring your portfolio to an event near you for feedback from RISD reps.

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Financial Aid

Options to help you meet the cost of a RISD education.

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See + Hear More

Check out a selection of videos that help provide a fuller picture of what to expect at RISD.

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Find out what it’s like to be part of a great creative community.

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Brown + RISD

The two College Hill neighbors are connected by more than just proximity.

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Memorial Hall, originally built as a church in 1851, has been newly renovated to house RISD's Painting Department.