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School of Visual Art and Design

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Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions manages online applications to the university and provides the most comprehensive information on the application process. The admissions office also provides the latest information on application deadlines and university scholarships for S.C. residents and nonresidents. So whether you are applying as a freshman, are looking to transfer to South Carolina or are planning to come to Columbia from another USC campus, you can check the requirements based on your current status and apply now.

Please note: portfolio submissions are not required to apply to undergraduate programs.

Graduate Admissions

The Graduate School accepts online applications to all of the Master's programs in the School of Visual Art and Design. There may be supporting materials that are required along with your online application for graduate admission, so be sure to review application requirements for the program of interest. 

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