Graduate Study at
Rhode Island School of Design

Take a virtual campus tour

Take a quick look at the studios, galleries and research spaces that help define RISD and support our community of artists and designers advance meaningful creative practices.

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Presidential Fellows program expands

Starting in fall 2021, the Building Tall Fellowship and Fast Retailing Foundation Foundation Fashion Scholarship will provide full-tuition support to students in four of RISD’s advanced degree programs.

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Grad Show 2020 on view online

Featuring work by the more than 200 graduate students who earned degrees this year, the RISD Grad Show 2020 virtual exhibition highlights the creativity of the now-RISD alumni at all stages of the thesis process, from sketches and drafts to completed works.

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Enhancing our commitment to social equity and inclusion

Systemic racism harms all members of our community and is at odds with RISD’s values. We are responding to the call of students, faculty and alums to bring about much-needed change. (image credit: Erick Medel MFA 18 PH)

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