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ArtCenter welcomes applications from students seeking careers in art and design. Our programs are highly specialized, and we ask applicants to seriously consider their choice of major.

ArtCenter welcomes applications from students seeking careers in art and design. Our programs are highly specialized, and we ask applicants to seriously consider their choice of major.

Office of Admissions
1700 Lida St, Pasadena, CA 91103
626-396-2200
 
ArtCenter has a rolling admission deadline policy and prospective students may apply at any time.
However, there are some dates and deadlines for priority admission or into specific programs:
 

Priority Dates 

  • Fall Term: February 15
  • Spring Term: October 1
  • Summer Term: January 15
 

Priority Deadline (Entertainment Design Only)

  • Fall Term: February 1
  • Spring Term: October 1
 
Specific dates for each semester are listed on the Academic Calendar page.
 
  • ArtCenter offers 11 undergraduate degrees:
    • Advertising
    • Film
    • Fine Art
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Photography and Imaging
    • Entertainment Design
    • Environmental Design
    • Interaction Design
    • Product Design
    • Transportation Design
  • How to Apply
  • Application Requirements
  • Portfolio Requirements
  • Important Dates
  • Notification, Tuition Deposit and Deferrals
  • Transfer Credit
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