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How to Apply to NCAD:

A NCAD application must be submitted with a:

$25.00 non-refundable application fee for U.S. Citizens

or a

$100.00 non-refundable application fee for International students.


Pay online using Paypal:

Important: Once you have submitted your payment to PayPal and received payment confirmation from Paypal, please remember to click the link on the Paypal confirmation/receipt page to be taken to the NCAD Online Application page, to complete your application.

See the illustration of the return link to look for below:


Read this before applying: There are three parts to the application. The first is the Application (the “App”), the second is to answer four short questions (the “Essay”), and the third is to upload 10 digital images of your creative work (the “Portfolio”).

When you complete the first part, you will be redirected to a new page to complete the second.

When you complete the second, you will be directed to another new page to complete the third. Have your work in jpg, png, or pdf format as individual files; all individual files must be less than 1MB in size.

When you complete the third and final part of the application, you will be redirected to a Thank You page. You will be contacted by a Admissions Representative shortly after you have completed your application.

Start the NCAD online application process below:

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