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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, Global programs, and Pre-College programs.  

    *First-year and Transfer students must apply using the Common Application. If you are unsure which application you should choose, please contact the admissions office a
    Note: We will not be accepting Transfer applications during the 2021-2022 application cycle for Spring or Fall 2022 entry.

    *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 

    *We will not be accepting Visiting Student applications during the 2021-2022 application cycle for Fall 2022 entry. 


    Returning users:

    Log in to continue an application.

    First-time users:

    Create an account to start a new application.