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Admissions at ArtCenter

ArtCenter welcomes applications from students seeking careers in art and design. Our programs are highly specialized, and we ask applicants to consider their choice of major seriously.

Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions you can make in life and your career. At ArtCenter, we believe in an education that is customized to a student’s needs and goals. We hope you will visit us, spend time at our campuses, view our current students’ work, and become familiar with the accomplishments of our alumni and faculty. Our Admissions counselors will guide you through the application process, answer your questions, provide portfolio advice and serve as your admissions mentors.


Talk to an Admissions counselor.

We’re here to answer your questions and serve as your mentors through the application process.

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See ArtCenter in action

Tours and Virtual Sessions

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Why ArtCenter

If you're looking to pursue a creative path but not sure where to start, you’re in the right place.

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After ArtCenter

We’re not anticipating the future. We’re creating it.

ArtCenter’s partnerships with Las Fotos Project and other L.A. community arts groups inspire new students and alumni

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Take the next step toward a career in art and design.