Application deadlines for the 2016/17 academic year:

Early Decision (freshman applicants only)
November 1, 2015 

Graduate students
January 10, 2016  

February 1, 2016 

Transfer students
March 15, 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.