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.

For application requirements and admission procedures for the online MPS programs, click here

For application procedures for Design Leadership MBA/MA offered jointly through MICA and the JHU Carey Business School, click here

M.F.A. and M.A. Application Procedures

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.

All applications and supporting materials are submitted online at mica.slideroom.com.

International students, learn more about specialized requirements

For a detailed overview of the graduate application timeline, policies, and process, please click here

Graduate Application Deadlines 2021-22

ROUND 1: JANUARY 19, 2022
Candidates who wish to apply for graduate competitive scholarship must submit their application by the Round 1 deadline.  All applicants are automatically considered for partial merit-based scholarship by submitting their admission application.  Responses returned by April 1 at the latest
ROUND 2: MARCH 19, 2022
Candidates applying by the Round 2 deadline will be considered for admittance and partial merit-based scholarship provided space remains available. All applicants are automatically considered for partial merit-based scholarship by submitting their admission application.  Responses returned by June 1 at the latest
ROlling deadlines
Programs in which space remains available will accept applications on a rolling basis. Candidates are automatically considered for partial merit-based scholarship by submitting their admission application. For a list of programs actively accepting applications, visit our SlideRoom application portal Responses returned on a rolling basis

Some programs may continue accepting applications after March 19 on a rolling basis, should space remain available. Additional information about the review process and timeline can be found on the Graduate Admission Process, Policies, and Timeline page

Graduate Admission

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