Graduate Admissions



Application Process

Applications received between February 1 through June 1, 2014, are reviewed individually on a rolling basis by graduate faculty. Notification of admission may take up to six weeks upon receipt of the application.

Each graduate program has its own application process. (See the How to Apply page within your desired program.)

Get to Know Us

Our graduate programs feature exciting and thought-provoking lectures and special events throughout the year. We also offer campus tours. Come visit the San Francisco campus and take advantage of as many events as possible.

We offer graduate tours, virtual information sessions, and counseling meetings to better serve prospective graduate students. 

Use our admissions calendar to register, or call 800.447.1ART. (If you experience any difficulty, try closing and reopening your browser.)

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Graduate Program Videos

Architecture at CCA
Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice
Graduate Program in Fine Arts
Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies
MBA in Design Strategy

Watch the MFA Program in Writing video below . . .