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Delaware College of Art and Design Students
Committed, aspiring artists and designers are invited to apply.

DCAD was originally founded through a creative partnership between Pratt Institute and the Corcoran College of Art and Design, and now stands independently as a two-year AFA Degree program.  

If you would benefit from rigorous academics, hands-on studio work, and meaningful mentorship from our faculty of practicing, professional artists and designers, we invite you to stART here. 

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Application requirements    

Once you complete your online application, you will be directed to your applicant portal where you can check the status of your DCAD application anytime. Remember, application requirements may take up to two days to process and be reflected on the applicant portal.

We look forward to reviewing your application.

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Any supporting documents or materials that cannot be sent electronically may be mailed directly to:

Delaware College of Art and Design
Admissions Office
600 N. Market Street
Wilmington DE 19801

Questions? Please contact 302.622.8000 x.118 or 

Students interested in the Certificate Programs offered through the Office of Continuing Education should contact 302.622.8867 x123.