Application Deadlines

​To be considered for admission, applicants must submit the required application materials by the stated deadlines.Missing stated deadlines automatically disqualifies applicants from the admission process.

  • Deadlines
    • Application Deadline for FALL term enrollment (term begins in mid-August)
      • February 1: For NEW Applicants 
      • February 1: For RETURNING students applying for re-admission to the Art Foundation Program. 
      • May 15: For RETURNING students applying for re-admision to Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Painting & Printmaking, and Art History. 
    • Applicaton Deadline for SPRING term enrollment (term begins in early January)
      • November 1: For RETURNING students
      • Spring enrollment is not available to NEW Applicants
  • Definitions:
    • New Applicant:
      • An applicant who has not previously been enrolled in VCUarts Qatar's academic program.
      • Most new applicants start at VCUarts Qatar directly after having completed their secondary education.
        • Such applicants tend to be referred to as "freshmen". 
        • Freshman students may be granted academic credit at VCUarts Qatar for some of the courses completed as part of an IB, AP, A-level, or CIE program/curriculum.
        • For infomration on application requirements, please follow the link in the left sidebar titled "Freshman".
      • Some new applicants start at VCUarts Qatar after having attended a post-secondary program at a different university/college.
        • Such applicants tend to be referred to as "transfers".  
        • Transfer applicants may or may not receive academic credit at VCUarts Qatar for course work completed at a different university. 
        • For information on application requirements, please follow the link in the left sidebar titled "Transfer". 
    • Returning Student:
      • A student-applicant who has previously attended VCUarts Qatar at the same academic level (undergraduate) as the program to which s/he is re-applying.
      • Returning students may be students returning to VCUarts Qatar after having withdrawn, sat out an academic suspension, etc. 
      • For information on application requirements, please follow the link in the left sidebar titled "Returning".

Office of Admissions

Al Luqta Street (P.O. Box 8095)
Doha - QATAR

T +974 4402 0530

E vcuqadmission@vcu.edu

HOURS

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