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Undergraduate Art College Admission Requirements


Acceptance rate
Portfolio size reqs
art works
Located in
Providence, Rhode Island
Application deadline
January 17, 2023
Rolling enrollment

Requirements summary

RISD strongly recommends that you include some examples that involve drawing from direct observation (rather than from imagination, photograph or video). The work you select should reflect a full range of your ideas, curiosity, experimentation and experience in creating and making. You can include sketches, sketchbook pages to demonstrate research, and finished art. Include no more than 3 research / preparatory work.

Your art can be the result of an assigned project or a self-directed exploration.

Read full application requirements on the college website ↗

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Lucia Jin
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Chloe Rady
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Katrina Mendoza
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El Nacio
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Prima Materia Art Institute

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