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As one of the most comprehensive schools of art and design in the United States, DAAP is a dynamic and exciting environment in which to study.


Transfer and Transition:

How to Apply

Transfer students interested in applying to DAAP should visit the admissions webpage for more information. Current University of Cincinnati students who wish to apply to a DAAP program should complete the Application for Change of College and Program form.

Applications received after the priority deadline date listed will be reviewed on a space available basis.

Fall Semester: March 1
Priority deadline for all programs. Applicants typically receive an admission decision by late May.

Spring Semester: November 1
Art History, Horticulture, Urban Studies only

Summer Semester: March 1
Art History, Horticulture, Urban Studies only


School of Design
Communication Design, Fashion Design, Industrial Design
Minimum 3.0 Cumulative GPA

School of Architecture and Interior Design
Architecture *, Interior Design*
Minimum 3.0 Cumulative GPA

*If the student lacks the math and physics requirements from high school, then the student should complete an appropriate college level course. High school requirements: four units of college prep math (including one unit of pre-calculus) and one unit of physics; OR college requirement: MATH1024, 1026, 1044, 1060, or 1061; PHYS1011, 1017, 1018, 1037, 1051, or 2001 or equivalent.


School of Art
Art History, Fine Arts
Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA

School of Planning
Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA or 2.0 Cumulative GPA with associate’s degree

Urban Planning, Urban Studies
Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA

DAAP Transfer and Transition Info Session
The next transfer and transition info session will be held November 5, 2020.