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Inbound Applicants
In-Bound Students
Students seeking to study at Otis College of Art and Design for the Fall or Spring semester may do so by applying through:

The AICAD Exchange program,
(available only to full-time students attending one of the 35 participating AICAD schools)

Students Apply for AICAD Exchange HERE


The Otis Student Exchange program (available only to full-time students attending a school in a partnership program with Otis College)

Students Apply for Otis Student Exchange HERE

Applications must be received by Otis no later than:
Fall Term: April 10                   Spring Term: November 1

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Additional Information
Once the Admissions receives your application, and you have been accepted to Otis, you will receive an International Student Verification Form and a list of documents needed to issue an I-20, the form you will need in order to apply for an F-1 visa (International Student Visa). You will be asked to supply the following information.
  • Bank letter or bank statement verifying funds totaled at approximately $5,000 for living expenses, books, health insurance, listed in the Statement of Financial Information. The bank statement must be signed or stamped by a bank official.
  • Verification of English Proficiency.  Unless this requirement has been waived in an exchange agreement with your university. You may submit:
    • A copy of your TOEFL or IELTS score report or,
    • Letter stating English proficiency from your host school (if applicable).
  • Data page of passport.