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Accepted International Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to MassArt! We look forward to meeting you soon.

Prospective International Students, please direct any questions to intl.admissions@massart.edu

Incoming MassArt Exchange Students, please visit Incoming Exchange Applicants for more information.

Here’s some information to help incoming international students understand the next steps.

IMMIGRATION STATUS & STUDY

Most international students will apply for and maintain F-1 immigration status status while attending MassArt. The first step to obtain an F-1 visa, is to apply for an I-20 Form and then you will use that to apply for your visa.  

Please note: some immigration statuses do not permit study in the United States. It is your responsibility to ensure you are able to study legally in the US under your current immigration status. If you will not study in F-1 status, you must:

  • Submit a copy of any current US visa stamps inside your passport

Most international students will apply for and maintain F-1 immigration status status while attending MassArt. The first step to obtain an F-1 visa, is to apply for an I-20 Form and then you will use that to apply for your visa.

requirements for An i-20 to be issued

Please submit the following no later than the deposit deadline for your application round (December 1st, April 15th, May 1st) to ensure timely processing:

If attending (or if you have attended within the past 5 months) another US institution or are currently in the US on Optional Practical Training, you must submit all of the above and also: 

CONTACT US

International Admissions
Prospective International Students - Admissions (& I-20 requests)
intl.admissions@massart.edu
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