Applicant Portal

Applications for 2019-2020 full time degree programs are now open!

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,  and Pre-College programs.  

*First-Year (freshmen) and Transfer students MUST apply using the Common Application. Please use the links provided to navigate to the Common Application.

If you are unsure which application you should choose, please contact the Admissions Office.  


Returning users:

Log in to continue an application.

First-time users:

Create an account to start a new application.

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