View and print the Digital application for admission:

Digital Arts Admissions Application Form (PDF)

To be considered for admission, an applicant must submit the following:

  • A completed application form, including three copies of the essay and a nonrefundable $60 application fee made payable to Goucher College. Digitized submissions are acceptable.

  • Download the application, or the application form and other information may be obtained by contacting the Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies at Goucher College at 800-697-4646.

  • Official, sealed transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.

  • Two letters of recommendation from people who know you well enough to give an informed opinion of your potential success in this program. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to

  • In addition, we will schedule a phone or in-person interview with our academic program staff, once your application is received. This interview will help us determine your background, interests, and suitability for the program, and will be required of all applicants.

  • A portfolio of work samples (minimum of 3). Online or DVD portfolios are encouraged.

  • Applications are accepted two times a year. 
    • Preferred deadline is October 18 for January 2014 Admission.  Applications received after the 18th will be considered on a space available basis.
    • Preferred deadline is April 18 for July 2014 Admission. Applications received after the 18th will be considered on a space available basis.

All application materials should be forwarded to:

Digital Arts
Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies
Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21204-2794

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), if applicable, should be completed online at

Acceptance to the program will be based on evaluation of your work experience, paid or volunteer; essay; letters of recommendation; and college or university transcripts. GRE scores are optional. The essay is extremely important, as it demonstrates your ability to clearly and concisely commit your ideas in writing. This is your opportunity to tell us about yourself.

Letters of acceptance are mailed within 4 weeks of the application deadline. Accepted students are required to submit the enrollment agreement along with a non-refundable $500 deposit. This deposit will be credited towards tuition charges for the following semester.