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Your child’s success is not only important to you, but it’s also a big deal for us! We’re rooting for them every step of the way at RMCAD.

We understand the pivotal role parents and guardians play in their college-bound student’s life. With countless decisions to make and paperwork to sort through, it can feel like a whirlwind- but don’t fret! We’re here to arm you with all the information necessary to navigate this journey and guide them toward a promising tomorrow.

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Oh, the things you will learn


One of the most affordable art + design colleges in the U.S.

Established leader in online education.

RMCAD isn't behind on the times and values virtual learning.

Accredited by numerous independent bodies.

Offering more than 10 diverse disciplines in the arts.

Plenty of room to explore and grow.

Helping the next generation of young artists jumpstart their creative careers.

Yes, that means you!


Whether you’ve lived in Denver your whole life or you’re making the big move to attend RMCAD, you’re likely to fall in love with the area’s natural beauty, bountiful outdoor adventures, and incredible urban amenities. RMCAD does not currently offer on-campus housing.  However, there are Student Living options located in the Denver Metro area that can provide a traditional college housing experience for RMCAD students.

The colorful exterior of the RMCAD Assembly Student Living building
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Financing Your Future

Education is an investment and determining how to pay for college has many important steps.

RMCAD’s Financial Aid Office has dedicated professionals to help you understand FAFSA, types of aid available, tuition and fees, and payment plans.

There are several types of financial aid, including grants, scholarships, and student loans. We’re here to help you determine what your costs will be and the best plan to help you finance your future.

What are you waiting for?

Apply To RMCAD Today!

Learn On-Campus

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.

Learn Online

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 Success

RMCAD is just the beginning of their journey. Some of our graduates have gone on to work for renowned companies, and made fulfilling careers using what they learned here at RMCAD.

Student Work

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.

Diverse college students collaborating in the studio.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

At RMCAD, we uphold a policy of inclusiveness that recognizes, values, and reflects the diversity of the community it serves.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) introduces individuals to facets of difference, enables all to succeed, and creates an environment that respects and values individual differences along multiple dimensions. The fundamental values of DEI guide our academic and institutional development, supporting our mission to prepare learners to be innovators and leaders in their industries, communities, and the world.

Additional Resources

RMCAD does not currently offer on-campus housing. However, there are many college housing options available in the area, and the Office of Student Life is available to help you find the best college room and board for your needs. Many of our first-time students live at the Assembly, which is about 10 minutes from campus. Assembly houses RMCAD students as well as those attending classes at Metro, CCD and CU-Denver. Other students choose to live in a variety of nearby apartments or with relatives or friends in the greater Denver Metro area.

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