Portfolio Requirements

The following undergraduate programs require a portfolio:


  • Illustration
  • Medical Illustration
  • Studio Arts
  • Studio Arts - Ceramics
  • Studio Arts - Expanded Forms
  • Studio Arts - Furniture Design
  • Studio Arts - Glass
  • Studio Arts - Metals and Jewelry Design
  • Studio Arts - Non-Toxic Printmaking
  • Studio Arts - Painting
  • Studio Arts - Sculpture
  • Undeclared Art & Design


  • 3D Digital Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • New Media Design
  • Undeclared Art & Design

Film and Animation

  • Film & Animation - Animation Option
  • Film & Animation - Production Option
  • Film & Animation - Exploration Option
A portfolio is not required for freshman admission to the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.

Portfolio Guidelines

Visit the College of Art and Design (formerly College of Imaging Arts and Sciences) website to view guidelines: http://rit.edu/artdesign/prospective-students/portfolio-guide/

Portfolio Submission

Portfolios can be submitted through SlideRoom or mailed to the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Please Visit the College of Art and Design website for submission details: http://rit.edu/artdesign/prospective-students/portfolio-guide/

Mailing address for Undergraduate Admissions:
Rochester Institute of Technology
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
60 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York 14623-5604