Exchange Schools

Institutions within the Exchange Program


Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
OCAD University, Toronto, ON

North America

Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Cooper Union School of Art, NYC, NY
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, NY
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
School of Fine and Performing Arts, SUNY at New Paltz, NY
Universidad LaSalle, Mexico City, Mexico
Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, MA
University of Michigan, School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI 

In addition, independent exchange agreements exist between the university and the following institutions:

Ar.Co. Centro de Arte e Comunicacao Visual, Lisbon, Portugal
Australian National University (Canberra School of Art), Canberra, Australia
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris, France                                                       Ecole Superieure des Arts Appliques Duperre, Paris, France
Fachhochschule Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Fachhochschule Manneheim, Manneheim, Germany
Fachhochschule Pforzheim, Pforzheim, Germany
Fachhochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands *Limited application to once yearly
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland *Limited application to once yearly
Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea
Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee, Berlin, Germany *Limited application to once yearly
Kyoto City University of the Arts, Kyoto, Japan
Lingnan University, Hong Kong
National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland * Limited application to once yearly
Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia                                        
University of Brighton, Brighton, England
University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts, Christchurch, New Zealand
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea

Exchange / Off Campus Application Deadlines

  • Fall or Summer  March 15th
  • Winter                 September 15th

Some exchange partners only review applications for fall or winter once a year. Please consult with  the Coordinator Off Campus, International, and Advising for a list of these schools.

Summer study will be considered on a case by case basis only. Please inquire well in advance of the summer semester to see what may be possible. For some schools our summer semester is a regular semester (ie Australia)

Students should consult the Coordinator Off Campus, International and Advising four to sixteen months in advance of their planned off campus semester.


NSCAD Exchange Application

NSCAD Faculty Recommendation

NSCAD Independent Off Campus Application

NSCAD Practicum Application (design only)

NSCAD Art in Schools Application