Graduate program deadlines

Graduate program deadlines

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Courtesy of Mikey Mosher.

November 7, 2023
Graduate program deadlines
Priority application deadline: December 1
Final application deadline: January 10
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
36 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60603
United States
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Explore graduate study at the most influential art and design school in the United States. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) graduate programs, ranked among the top two in the nation by US News and World Report, applaud experimentation and encourage students to cross disciplines and explore concepts unbound to any one medium or academic department in the realization of impactful work.

For those interested in joining the SAIC community, the priority application deadline for graduate programs is December 1, and the final application deadline is January 10, 2024. For program details, application requirements, and to apply online, visit here.

Master of Architecture: 
Master of Architecture / Master of Architecture: Interior Architecture Track

Master of Arts: Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy / Master of Arts in Art Education / Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling / Master of Arts in Modern and Contemporary Art History / Master of Arts in Teaching / Master of Arts in Visual & Critical Studies / Dual Degree: MA Modern & Contemporary Art History and MA Arts Administration & Policy

Master of Design: Master of Design in Designed Objects

Master of Fine Arts in Studio: Architecture / Art & Technology / Sound Practices  / Ceramics / Design for Emerging Technologies / Designed Objects /  Fiber & Material Studies / Film, Video, New Media, & Animation / Painting & Drawing / PerformancePhotography / Printmedia / Sculpture / Visual Communication Design

Master of Fine Arts: Master of Fine Arts in Fashion, Body and Garment
Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Low-Residency MFA

Master of Science: Master of Science in Historic Preservation

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates: Historic Preservation Certificate / Post-Bacc Art & Technology /Sound Practices / Post-Bacc Ceramics / Post-Bacc Fiber & Material Studies / Post-Bacc Film, Video, New Media, & Animation / Post-Bacc Painting / Post-Bacc Performance / Post-Bacc Printmedia / Post-Bacc in Visual Communication Design

Questions? Contact the Graduate Admissions office at gradmiss [​at​]

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