MCAD is highly selective in admitting post-baccalaureate students. Applying early enhances your chances of being admitted.

If you've missed the application deadline, you can still take classes and apply those credits toward the program once you enroll. View and register for classes.

Fall Admission
Early ActionJanuary 15
Priority DecisionApril 1
Regular DecisionJune 1*


Spring Admission
Early ActionOctober 1
Priority DecisionNovember 1
Regular DecisionDecember 1*


*After the regular decision deadline, applications will be considered for admission on a space-available basis. If space is available and if the applicant admitted, an admission decision will be made within two weeks, on a rolling basis.