National Portfolio Days

National Portfolio Day in Baltimore Hosted by MICA

Join us on Sunday, November 3, 2019 to meet with college representatives from professional programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. 

Yes: National Portfolio Day is free and open to the public. 

Choose from two options to attend: a full-day program with MICA Open House + NPD Portfolio Reviews or a half-day program featuring NPD Portfolio Reviews

OPTION 1/ FULL-DAY PROGRAM: MICA Open House + Portfolio Reviews
8:30 – 9:30 AM/ Pre-Registered Check-in or Day of Event Registration
9:30 – 10:15 AM/ Panel Discussion: The Development of an Artist: What One Gains, Where it Leads
10:15-11:30 AM/ Student-guided Tours of Campus 
12:00 – 4:00 PM/ Portfolio Day Reviews Portfolio Day 

OPTION 2/ HALF-DAY PROGRAM: Portfolio Reviews Only
11:00 AM/ Pre-Registered Check-In or Day-of Event Registration 
12:00 – 4:00 PM/ Portfolio Day Reviews by College Representatives 

Yes: Pre-Registration or Day-of-Event Registration is required to receive portfolio reviews. To pre-register, go to the button at the left. Pre-Registration will close November 1. Day-of-Event registration will be available at MICA on November 3. 

Each student having a portfolio review must pre-register or register on the day of the event. If you are a parent, teacher, friend, or relative accompanying a student, you do not need a separate registration; you will be counted in the "additional guests" question on the student's registration form.

No. Reviews are first-come, first-served. and take place within the four-hour period of 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Students  may start lining up at the doors of the reviewing rooms of the colleges of their choice at 11:00 a.m., one hour before reviews start.

All 53 attending colleges and universities are National Portfolio Day Association members and offer professional programs accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. 

Alfred University School of Art and Design // Arcadia University // Art Academy of Cincinnati // CalArts // California College of the Arts // Center for Art & Design The College of Saint Rose // Cleveland Institute of Art // Columbus College of Art & Design // Delaware College of Art and Design // Drexel University // Fashion Institute of Technology // FIDM // George Mason University School of Art // Hartford Art School // Kansas City Art Institute // Laguna College of Art and Design // Lesley University // Maine College of Art // Maryland Institute College of Art // Massachusetts College of Art and Design // Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design // Minneapolis College of Art and Design // Montserrat College of Art // Moore College of Art and Design // MWPAI // New York School of Interior Design // Otis College of Art and Design // Pacific Northwest College of Art // Paris College of Art // Parsons School of Design at the New School // Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts // Pennsylvania College of Art & Design // Pratt Institute // Purchase College // Rhode Island School of Design // Ringling College of Art & Design // Rochester Institute of Technology// Rutgers University // School of the Art Institute of Chicago // School of Visual Arts // SMFA at Tufts // St. John's University Syracuse University // The Cooper Union // The Institute of Art and Design at NEC // Tyler School of Art and Architecture, at Temple University // University of Massachusetts Dartmouth // University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design // University of the  Arts //  Virginia Commonwealth University // Washington University in St. Louis // West Chester University // West Virginia University

Email the Office of Undergraduate Admission at or give us a call at 410 225-2222.