Coming to RISD

How to Apply

First-year, Transfer and Graduate students- Admissions Office

Pre-College Program- Continuing Education

This program is managed by the Office of Continuing Education. The Office of International Student Services (OISS) is unable to provide advice with regard to visa applications. This program does not qualify for the F-1 visa.

Summer Studies- Continuing Education

This program is managed by the Office of Continuing Education. This program does not qualify for the F-1 visa.

Exchange Students- RISD Global

This program is managed by the RISD Global office. The Office of International Student Services (OISS) issues the forms DS-2019 to allow students participating in the exchange program to obtain their J-1 visas

Visa

 

Non-U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents wishing to study at RISD require an F-1 or other type of visa status. Click here for How to Get an F-1 Visa