Admissions at M.AD
The creative world is ready for you.
How to Apply
Our application is as creative as your future career. It’s designed to test your mind and your intuition…and to prompt you to test your own limitations.
Download a Brochure
With so many programs to choose from, and such a wide array of possible futures available to you, it pays to do some research. Why not grab a brochure for any program you’d like to learn more about?
Telling you what M.AD is like only goes so far. To get the full experience, you’ve simply got to see for yourself. Schedule a time to come check out one of our schools.
A student in our design Master's program, in cooperation with Furman University.
What It Takes to Get In
Most of our students have an undergraduate degree—but they come from all kinds of backgrounds. Economics, theatre, fine arts, advertising…even political science. We find that it helps bring a different perspective to the table.
However, all you really need to apply to one of M.AD industry leading creative programs are a high school diploma, a creative spark, and the willingness to put in the work.
Apply Throughout the Year
Next Application Deadline: March 10
Your first day at the School of Ideas is the start of a new life. You’ll kick off a creative (and lucrative) future, secure in the promise of our impressive and sustained graduate placement rate.
For decades, we’ve been helping students like you build confidence and skill in the career of their choice. And we offer guidance, advice, and financial aid every step of the way.
M.AD students come from every corner of the globe.
Need a Student Visa?
We’ve got decades of experience helping students from all over the world get a US student visa.
Have a Question?
We’re here to help.
Whether you’re looking for info on travel considerations, visas, grades…anything, we can help you find the answers you need. We’ve got decades of experience helping students like you make the move across borders and into their creative future.
Check out our FAQs or get in touch.
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