Admissions

Graduate

Visitors discussion artwork at graduate thesis show

Our graduate programs let you investigate your creative process and develop a unique and sustaining studio practice. As part of a community of engaged makers, you’ll challenge your ideas and broaden your point of view. The Admissions team is ready to help you explore RISD.

Deadlines

Jan 5

Graduate application deadline

Feb 1

Graduate financial aid deadline (domestic applicants)

Learn more

Attend an info session

Learn more about RISD from our admissions officers and ask any questions you may have through our online info sessions.

Attend a National Portfolio Day

Bring your portfolio to an event near you and get detailed feedback from RISD representatives.

Explore financial aid

Find out about various options available to help you meet the cost of graduate study at RISD.