High School Students
Off to a great start...
You’re passionate about art + design, and you want to get a jump start on your future before graduation.
RMCAD has high school programs that include workshops offered throughout the year. Through year-round programs, you can access our talented faculty, experience college life, and prepare for your creative future.
Oh, the things you will learn
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Our incredible campus marries the historic charm of the past with the sustainable, technological advancements of the future.
Currently, the campus boasts 17 structures, 11 of which are devoted to classrooms, common areas, and other support spaces, including four galleries and ample studio spaces. Download a campus map here.
At RMCAD, we are proud of our commitment to online learning and have spent more than a decade ensuring our students are set up for success, no matter where they live in the world.
As an online student, you have just as much access to RMCAD resources as an on-campus student, so it’s easy to stay connected and involved through class discussions, virtual events, and the mobile app.
Student Work + Success
Becoming a student is just the beginning of the journey. We believe creativity happens outside the lines, and artistic development inside these walls. The student work and success stories are just the result of learning in an environment where you are encouraged to dream, create, and inspire.
See all the amazing and creative work being made by students at RMCAD!
Alumni Success Stories
Catch up with where our alumni find success after graduating.
Are you the parent of a student interested in attending RMCAD? We’ve got information and resources over here for you.
RMCAD offers the opportunity for exceptional junior and senior high school students to enroll for college credit while still completing their high school degree. RMCAD’s Dual Enrollment credits may be used to satisfy high school subject or credit requirements, as determined by the student’s high school. Dual Enrollment students may take online courses and register for one class in an 8-week term and up to six credits per semester for a total of 12 credits in an academic year.
Financial Aid is not available and cannot be used to cover the cost of attendance, books, or supplies—although students may receive financial support from their high school.
Dual Enrollment Courses Include:
REDUCED TUITION RATES FOR JEFFCO GRADUATES + TEACHERS
In an effort to further drive creative careers while inspiring the next generation of young artists, the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is offering a scholarship tuition grant for Jefferson County high school graduates and teachers as part of our community partnership.
30 Credits Granted (One Year Tuition)
50% Discounted Rate (Continuing Education)
It’s time to learn how to become a RMCAD student. Our admissions process consists of getting to know you while you learn about RMCAD.
We invite you to visit RMCAD’s campus either virtually or in-person; you’ll work closely with our faculty and even sit in on a class or two from your selected department. Learn all about RMCAD from your Admissions Counselor who will help you develop a path to get you from your first day of classes to graduation and, ultimately, to a successful future in the world of art in design.
In-Person Info Session + Campus Tour
Saturday, November 4, 2023
10:30 A.M.–2.00 P.M. MST
Virtual Info Session + Campus Tour
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
3:00 P.M.–4:30 P.M. MST