Art Institute

Transfer Students

Complete your education at rmcad

on campus or online

The Art Institute’s various campus closures have undoubtedly created a stressful experience, which is why Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) has worked to provide an easy transition for you. We have developed a Teach-Out Agreement as well as an Articulation Agreement with AI for the transfer of credits to benefit those students who wish to continue their education at RMCAD on campus or online.

Through the Teach-Out Agreement, RMCAD will accept AI earned credits towards our BFA related degree. To qualify for the Teach-Out, you must have 18 months or less to completing your program. Those who do not qualify for the Teach-Out can still transfer up to 60 credit hours to RMCAD through the Articulation Agreement. Credit transfers will be evaluated individually through the submission of your official transcripts and a portfolio review.

RMCAD will also waive your application fee. We’ve opened our on campus and online programs to the most promising artists and designers in a variety of creative disciplines. We’re thrilled to do the same for you.

BFA Programs Eligible for the Teach-Out

 

2D + 3D ANIMATION
FASHION DESIGN
GAME ART 
GRAPHIC DESIGN
ILLUSTRATION
INTERIOR DESIGN
PHOTOGRAPHY

 

hear what recent aI transfer students say about rmcad

Of the many benefits of transitioning into RMCAD, one of the most relevant is that RMCAD is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

In addition to a $5,000 grant from AI (valid through Fall 2019), RMCAD offers AI transfer students a scholarship, reducing tuition by $1,500 per semester for on-campus students, and $800 per semester for online students.

Here’s the breakdown:

  $1,500 SCHOLARSHIP PER SEMESTER

Full Time Status Required for Fall + Spring

  $750 SCHOLARSHIP FOR
SUMMER SEMESTER

If attending half or 3/4 of time

  $800 SCHOLARSHIP PER SEMESTER

Full Time Status Required for Fall + Spring

  $400 SCHOLARSHIP FOR
SUMMER SEMESTER

If attending half or 3/4 of time

*2.0 minimum cumulative GPA upon entrance and maintain 2.5 GPA for renewal

TEACH-OUT STUDENTS VS. TRANSFER STUDENTS
Within 18 months of program completion Different More than 18 months until program completion
Must attend full-time
Different Can attend full-time or part-time
Will accept all regionally accredited AI credits earned Different Will accept up to 60 total transfer credits with grade of B or higher
Only need AI transcript Different Need transcripts from all schools
Eligible for AI Grant Same Eligible for AI Grant
Must submit portfolio for transfer credit eval Same Must submit portfolio for transfer credit eval

Valid Upcoming Term Start Dates:

 SEPT 30, 2019 | OCT 28, 2019

If you’re interested in our on campus programs, you can join us for one of our open houses to learn more about the strong, intimate community of creatives that comprises Colorado’s premier art school, or schedule a private tour. Details and registration information can be found at rmcad.edu/visit.

There are many things to consider when looking at college options: programs of interest, campus culture, tuition, and, most importantly, career outcomes. RMCAD’s dedicated staff is here to ensure that you’re equipped with everything you need for an exceptional, life-changing experience–in college and beyond.

Please reach out to us directly with any questions/concerns.

We look forward to assisting you!

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