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.Watch the video
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.Application FAQ
RISD Grad Show 2022 on view online
In celebrating the collective accomplishments of this year’s graduating class, RISD Grad Show 2022 invites viewers to experience an expansive range of exploratory work by emerging artists and designers. The culmination of extensive research, experimentation, critical thinking and production, the works on view represent each student’s experience in RISD’s dynamic and diverse graduate programs.
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.Discover Fellows programs
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)Read more