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Download and read a copy of the NCAD catalog available directly from the link below. Applicants must understand and agree to the information as outlined in the catalog. Information in the catalog may change, it’s your responsibility to acquire new volumes of the catalog when published.

Our application has three easy steps.


A series of  informational questions. Once you fill this out, you can proceed to the Admissions Interview Form.


Four short questions in essay form. Answer in a thorough manner. Submit your portfolio once completed.


Upload ten images of your best work in (jpg/png/pdf) format. Files must 1MB or less. Provide links to any motion work.

Still need help with your application?


Call 253.272.1126 to request further information and assistance with your admissions process.