All campuses closed Dec. 4 due to storm and all classes cancelled.


Whatever your journey was that has brought you here our admissions staff are here to help you figure out your path to NSCAD University. We look forward to getting to know you and your creative and academic goals.

In three easy steps, we can provide you with all the information you need to apply to NSCAD.


Talk with us.

Do you have questions about our programs and undergraduate application requirements? Interested in visiting our campuses to get a taste of student life? Want to know more about how to make your portfolio the best it can be? Have questions about how your current or previous studies might be considered? Wondering about how to apply as an international student? Answer a few questions on and expect to hear from a member of our admissions team within one business day to develop an application pathway that is best for you.


Make a plan.

Confirm your application deadline, pay your application fee, and review your application requirements. Let’s keep in touch along the way, to make sure that you are on the right track.



Prepare and upload your application documents on . Your application will be reviewed by the admissions staff to confirm that we have everything we need to have it assessed. Depending on the program you apply for, you can expect an outcome in as soon as two weeks.

What’s next:

If you have spoken with an admissions officer, made a plan, and you are working on your application, visit our admissions checklist, requirements, and deadline pages for reference.