Students interested in the College of Arts, Media and Design should apply to Northeastern University through the Common Application and can learn about required application materials and deadlines through Northeastern Undergraduate Admissions.
While portfolios are not required for all programs, students are encouraged to submit their materials for consideration in the Creative Leaders scholarship or other programs based on creative quality. Before submitting your application, please read about required and optional portfolios.
At the time of application, students should choose one of the following program areas:
Art / Media Arts / Design
Media and Screen Studies
Music Composition and Technology*
Music / Music Industry
Studio Art* – joint program with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA)
After admission, students who applied to Art / Media Arts / Design, Architecture, Game Design, Music and CAMD Undeclared will work with our advising staff and faculty to determine a major that matches their interests.
*Indicates portfolio requirement