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Next intake: Fall (September) 2024
Priority application deadlines:
Foundation Visual Arts (FVA): December 15, 2023
Diploma: January 15, 2024
Important Note: Almost all students at NBCCD begin in the one-year FVA program to hone the skills needed for success in our two-year diploma programs. If you have previous academic experience in visual and fine arts, you may be eligible to apply directly into the diploma program of your choosing. We encourage any applicants who are unsure of their eligibility to apply Direct Entry before December 15 so we can pre-assess your portfolio. If it’s determined that your portfolio does not meet direct-entry requirements, we will email you and offer to change your application to FVA. By applying before December 15, you ensure your amended application is considered within the priority deadline for FVA admission assessments. If you do not hear from the admissions office, you will be assessed for direct entry with all priority candidates after the January 15 deadline.