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    Admissions Portal


    Based on the link you clicked to arrive on this page, you will see the appropriate application after you create a new account or log in with your existing account. The applications accessible from this site are for admission to RISD's Graduate Studies, Visiting Student, Summer programs, Transfer Student, Global programs, and Pre-College programs.  

    *First-year students must apply using the Common Application. If you are unsure which application you should choose, please contact the admissions office at admissions@risd.edu.

    *Graduate students must apply by first creating an account and then starting a new application for the 2023 Graduate program. If you have any questions, please contact the admissions office at admissions@risd.edu. 

    *Pre-College students must apply by first creating an account and then starting a new application for the 2022 Pre-College program. If you have any questions, please contact the Pre-College office at precollege@risd.edu. 

    Returning users:

    Log in to continue an application.

    First-time users:

    Create an account to start a new application.