The Department of Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) requires an online application for its Master of Arts (MA) in Visual and Critical Studies program. You will need a valid credit card and current email address in order to complete the form. Please review the following requirements carefully before submitting your application:

You also must submit an official college transcript and two letters of reference for admission into the program. You can ask your references to upload their letter to your online application or mail them directly to the school. 

The Department of Visual and Critical Studies may contact some candidates for an interview after all applications have been reviewed. For more information on the application and admissions process, visit the graduate admissions website.

Ready to apply? Complete your online application now.