Graduate Admissions

The 2016 graduate application is now open with a priority submission deadline of January 10, 2016.


Application Process

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

Master of Architecture (MArch)
Master of Advanced Architecture Design (MAAD)
MA in Curatorial Practice
MFA in Design
MFA in Fine Arts
MDES in Interaction Design
MBA in Design Strategy
MBA in Strategic Foresight
MFA in Comics
MFA in Film
MA in Social Practice & Public Forms (New program!)
MA in Visual and Critical Studies
MFA in Writing

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. 

Schedule Your Visit Today

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

Questions? Email

Graduate Program Videos

Master of Architecture
MA in Curatorial Practice
MFA in Fine Arts
MA in Visual and Critical Studies
MBA in Design Strategy

Watch the MFA Program in Writing video below . . .