Graduate Admission

Graduate Admission Procedures

MICA offers 18 different graduate programs, including M.F.A. programs that rank in U.S. News & World Report's top 5.

Our programs, faculty, visiting artists, facilities, resources and our growing peer group of more than 300 students from almost every state and more than 20 countries are all here to fuel your self-expression.

Each graduate program has unique application requirements and guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to apply to multiple programs but must complete and submit a unique application for each.

International students, learn more about specialized requirements

Application Deadlines 2019-2020

DECEMBER 17, 2019  

Graphic Design (MFA)

Illustration Practice (MFA)

LeRoy E Hoffberger School of Painting (MFA)

Mount Royal School of Art (Multidisciplinary MFA)

Studio Art (Summer Low-Residency MFA)

ROUND 1 (with app fee waiver)

JANUARY 17, 2020  

Community Arts (MFA)

Curatorial Practice (MFA)

Filmmaking (MFA) 

Graphic Design (MA)

Illustration (MA)

Photographic & Electronic Media (MFA) 

Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA) 

Social Design (MA)

Teaching (MAT)

ROUND 1

Studio Art (Summer Low-Residency MFA)

ROUND 2

 

Graphic Design (MFA)

Illustration Practice (MFA)

LeRoy E Hoffberger School of Painting (MFA)

Mount Royal School of Art (Multidisciplinary MFA)

FINAL DEADLINE
MARCH 20, 2020  

Community Arts (MFA)

Curatorial Practice (MFA)

ROUND 2 and ROLLING

Filmmaking (MFA) 

Graphic Design (MA)

Illustration (MA)

Photographic & Electronic Media (MFA) 

Rinehart School of Sculpture (MFA) 

Social Design (MA)

Studio Art (Summer Low-Residency MFA)

Teaching (MAT)

FINAL DEADLINE

Graduate Admission

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