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Graduate Programs Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to the graduate programs in WashU’s Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. You are part of a talented group of artists, architects, and designers, and we look forward to welcoming you to the entering class this fall.

Your choice of graduate school is a big decision. The resources on this page are intended to help you with information you may want to consider about housing, St. Louis, life as a Sam Fox School student, financial aid and scholarship support, and much more.

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Jul 26, 12 – 4pm • Sam Fox School

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Things to Know

Financial Aid and Scholarship Support

Graduate students can utilize funding from a variety of streams, including financial aid, scholarships, and grants. Contact Candice Brooks, assistant director of student financial services, for more information.

International Students

Students planning to enroll who are not U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents are required to obtain an appropriate visa status which allows them to enroll at Washington University. If seeking a student visa, financial documents must be sent to us in order to obtain a visa eligibility certificate (I-20). Contact Kathleen O'Donnell, graduate admissions coordinator, for more information.

WashU Academic Calendar

The fall semester kicks off with the a required pre-semester session for new MArch, MLA, and MUD students begins on August 5. Details will be sent out in early summer.

Advising and registration for the fall semester will take place in August, just before the start of classes. The first day of classes is Monday, August 26. For more information, please refer to the WashU Academic Calendar.

Meet our Alumni

For those currently enrolled in a bachelor’s program, this offer of admission is contingent upon the successful completion of your current semester’s work and your bachelor’s degree requirements.

If you have been admitted to our undergraduate programs please refer to Undergraduate Admissions.