Graduate Study at
Rhode Island School of Design

View RISD Grad Show 2024 online

Featuring work by this year’s graduating class, RISD Grad Show 2024 highlights the creativity that students exhibit at all stages of the thesis process, from sketches and drafts to completed works.

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Get a closer look at Grad Show 2023

Follow four RISD graduate students as they prepare to share their final bodies of work in our annual graduate thesis exhibition.

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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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Questions about applying? Check out our FAQ.

Our application FAQ page provides answers to common questions about graduate degree programs and admission. It covers eligibility, tuition and fees, international student-specific questions and more.

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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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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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