There is still time. Review important dates, compile your materials, and polish your portfolio. [all applications are open except Computer Animation]
You got in! Now what? Before you come in August, you'll need to complete a few steps to enroll. Make an account, reserve your spot, and get ready for life at Ringling!
Young artists entering 9-12th grade—these courses are for you. Hone your skills or develop new ones in topics from animation to drawing, film, and more.
Let’s get you started on your creative journey! As a student at Ringling, you’ll receive the highest quality art and design education, work with the most cutting-edge technology and tools, and collaborate with the biggest names in the arts industries.
Early Action Deadline for Computer Animation applications only. Computer Animation applicants who select Early Action and submit all application requirements by November 1 will have their admission decision mailed no later than December 15. Early Action is not binding, and applicants may apply to other colleges. The earlier notification of the decision allows students and families more time to plan for enrollment. Applicants for all other majors may apply at any time; decisions will be mailed within four weeks of completion of all application requirements.
Fall Preview Day for prospective students
Deadline for Computer Animation applications. Decisions will be mailed by April 1.
Applicants for all other majors may apply at any time; decisions will be mailed within four weeks of completion of all application requirements.
Spring Preview Day for prospective students
Ringling College has been inspiring and shaping emerging creativeleaders for over 85 years. We
have the professional resources, connections, and faculty to support you in whatever your creative goal may be. Don’t just take our word for it—see what our alumni are doing!
To graduate career-ready, you’ll have the opportunity to work with real-world clients from day one. No matter what your major, we offer several programs to give you the tools, experience, and familiarity working on actual client projects, from conception to execution. High profile assignments like feature films, live television jobs, video game development, and more, will give you the experience you need!
Our studios, labs, and classrooms are outfitted with the world’s most cutting-edge technology and designed to enable you to learn, experiment, and create work in a professional setting. You’ll have access the most advanced tools and technology to push your work further than you thought possible.
Did you know that Sarasota, Florida, is ranked #1 US City for Well-Being and was voted for having best white sand beaches in America? Plus, there are hundreds of activities, restaurants, clubs, and galleries. There is always something fun to do!
Ringling College of Art and Design
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895
Phone: (941) 351–5100
Office Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm EST