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Connect to MICA's Graduate Community

The Office of Graduate Admission encourages all prospective students to interact with MICA staff, faculty and students either online or in-person. You can find information on when, where and how to meet MICA representatives below.

Please fill out our Contact Us form to be sure that you receive updated information about upcoming events.

2014 Graduate Online Portfolio Reviews: 9/13 through 10/16

The Office of Graduate Admission invites all prospective applicants for graduate study to participate in the 2014 Graduate Online Portfolio Reviews. Starting September 13, 2014, candidates may submit a portfolio for pre-review by graduate faculty to receive initial feedback before final applications are due. 

Click here for more information and submission guidelines. 

Graduate Open House

The Office of Graduate Admission invites all prospective applicants to campus on November 15, 2014 for our annual Graduate Open House program. This unique all-day event gives future graduate students the opportunity to interact with graduate faculty, students and staff inside MICA's graduate facilities. For a full breakdown of the event, and to register, visit the Graduate Open House page or click the button below to register directly through Eventbrite. 

Eventbrite - 2014 Graduate Open House

Online Information Sessions

Can't travel to Baltimore? Doing preliminary research on potential graduate programs? Just want to learn about the differences between MICA's various graduate offerings? The Office of Graduate Admission hosts Online Information Sessions on a variety of subjects throughout the summer and fall. The current schedule is listed below, and new events are added as they are scheduled. Check back often! You can also complete the Contact Us form to get email invitations, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook to hear about upcoming opportunities as they are announced. To see an overview of all upcoming events, check out the Office of Graduate Admission's Eventbrite page




August 13, 2014
Introduction to MICA's Graduate Community
October 1, 2014 at 7pm 
MICA Graduate Design Programs
Eventbrite - MICA Graduate Design Programs Online Information Session
October 1, 2014 at 8pm
MICA Graduate Studio and Fine Art Programs
Eventbrite - MICA Graduate Studio & Fine Arts Programs Online Information Session
November 5, 2014 at 7pm
Curatorial Practice (MFA) with faculty leader Marcus Civin
Eventbrite - MICA Grad Online Information Session: Curatorial Practice MFA with Marcus Civin
November 6, 2014 at 7pm
Studio Art (MFA) with program director Zlata Baum
Eventbrite - MICA Grad Online Information Session: Studio Art Low-Residency MFA with Zlata Baum
November 19, 2014 at 7pm
Graphic Design (MFA) with program directors Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips
Eventbrite - MICA Grad Online Information Session: Graphic Design MFA with Ellen Lupton & Jennifer Cole Phillips

Off-site Information Sessions

Throughout the year, the Office of Graduate Admission hosts off-site information sessions. The list of sessions will be updated as they are scheduled.



Registration Information

October 6, 2014
6pm to 8pm
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
Eventbrite - Cocktail Reception & Info Session: Graduate Programs @ MICA

National Graduate Portfolio Day Schedule

Join the Office of Graduate Admission representatives and faculty & alumni reviewers at the 2014 National Graduate Portfolio Day events. For more information on the program, visit

San Francisco

Sunday, October 12, 2014

12pm - 4pm

California College of the Arts

1111 8th St.

San Francisco, CA 94107

New York

Sunday, October 16, 2014

12pm - 4pm

Parsons The New School for Design

66 5th Ave.

New York, NY 10011


Sunday, November 9, 2014


School of the Art Institute of Chicago

280 S. Columbus Dr.

Chicago, IL 60603

Meet an International Representative

This fall, MICA representatives will be traveling to China, South Korea & Hong Kong for international portfolio days. The Office of Graduate Admission invites all prospective students in these area to come out and meet us to learn more about MICA's graduate community and programming.

Shanghai Portfolio Day (hosted by Parsons)

Saturday, September 13
Concordia International School
999 Mingyue Rd., Jinqiao
Pudong, Shanghai 201206 China
10:00 - 17:00 (10am - 5pm)
Register for Information sessions
Register for Portfolio Day

Beijing P-Review Forum

Monday, September 15
Western Academy of Beijing
10 Lai Guang Ying Dong Lu, Beijing 100102
16:00 - 21:00 (4pm - 9pm)
Register in English
Register in Chinese

Shenzhen P-Review Forum

Saturday, September 20
Marco Polo Shenzhen Hotel
No.28 Fuhua 1st Road, Futian CBD
Shenzhen, 518048, P.R. China
12:00 - 17:00 (12pm - 5pm)
Register in English
Register in Chinese

Hong Kong P-Review Forum

Sunday, September 21
Chinese International School
1 Hau Yuen Path Braemar Hill Hong Kong SAR, China
10:00 - 17:00 (10am - 5pm)
Register in English
Register in Chinese

Korea Portfolio Day (Hosted by KAEPA)

Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28
Simsan Memorial Cultural Center
Banpo-dong 114-3, Seocho-gu, Seoul, S. Korea
11:00 - 17:00 (11am - 5pm)

Visit Campus

Throughout the fall, winter and summer, the Office of Graduate Admission welcomes prospective students to campus by appointment. Visitors will meet with a Graduate Admission representative and tour MICA's graduate facilities. Appointments are available most weekdays. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at least 10 days in advance to arrange a visit. To schedule a visit, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at or 410.225-2256.

Join the Conversation Online

The Office of Graduate Admission posts current information about events, activities and general graduate community news via Twitter and Facebook. Join us online to learn more and interact with admission staff and current graduate students!

Graduate Admission

  1. 2014 Graduate Open House

    Saturday, November 15, 2014

    The Office of Graduate Admission invites all prospective applicants to join us on MICA's campus for the 2014 Graduate Open House. Whether you plan to apply this year, or are just beginning your research process, the Graduate Open House gives visitors an inside look at all 19 of MICA's graduate degree and certificate programs. Candidates will interact with current students, faculty and admission staff while visiting graduate studios, facilities and resources. Join us to learn more about what makes MICA's graduate programs unique! Visit the Graduate Open House page for more information and to pre-register.