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Application Procedure

Thank you for your interest in our Part-Time Programs.

All applicants should apply online through our registration system. Applications for the Track Program are accepted for fall, winter, or spring terms. Applications for the Advanced Track Program are only accepted for the winter term and applications for the Online Low-Residency Program are only accepted for the fall term.

A portfolio review and written statement is required for admission to the Part-Time Programs. You may also be contacted for an interview upon application on a case-by-case basis. The interview consists of a conversation to learn about your interests, skill level, and aspirations in order to properly place you into the correct program.

To learn more about a program, please contact cetrack@icp.edu.

APPLY TO TRACK PROGRAM

APPLY TO THE ADVANCED TRACK PROGRAM

APPLY TO THE ONLINE LOW-RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Applications for the next cycle of the Track and Advanced Track Programs are due December 31, 2018. Term starts January 14, 2019.

The next cycle of the Online Low-Residency Programs will begin in fall 2019.

Portfolio and Written Statement Guidelines

Your portfolio should display your technical control of the medium and reflect the most fully developed ideas you've explored in photography, or relate to the direction you would like to move your work in. The portfolio can be in either digital or paper format, here are some guidelines:

  • A digital portfolio of 10–15 images can be presented as jpegs at 72 dpi, no longer than 10 inches wide.
  • A print portfolio of 10–15 photographic images no larger than 11x14 inches, must include return postage.
  • Videos up to 5 minutes in length may also be included in your portfolio.

Your written statement should elaborate on your interest in the program such as your reasons for applying to the program and what you hope to get out of it. Please provide some information regarding your photographic background and your current skill level. Please also describe the work submitted for review.

Requirements

Prospective students should be interested in working with a cohort of other students over an extended period of time.

Track students engage in new technical and theoretical approaches to making their work and should be open to experimentation and discovery.

Advanced Track students should be competent with technical processes, have experience in a critique-based academic environment as well as some knowledge of contemporary criticism. In addition, Advanced Track students should have a strong sense of the body of work they would like to develop throughout the program.

Online Low-Residency students engage in experimentation and discovery in developing both critical and technical skills through a carefully constructed curriculum stressing creativity and practical development of professional skills.

Admission Acceptance

Acceptance of admission to the each of the Part-Time Programs must be received in writing via email by the date specified on the Letter of Acceptance.

Tuition & Costs

Annual Track Program Tuition for 2018–19: $8,500
Facility/Center Fee: $1,000

One year of Equipment Insurance Fee: $250
Total: $9,750

Students will have the option of paying tuition and fees for the academic year either in full by the beginning of each session or in three installments.
Term 1: $3,167 + $250
Term 2: $3,167
Term 3: $3,166

Admission to the Track Program is on a rolling basis. Students may enroll during any semester, except summer. Term tuition must be paid before the term begins. Course enrollment will not take place if term balances are unpaid.

Annual Advanced Track Program Tuition for 2018–19: $9,500
Facility/Center Fee: $1,000

One year of Equipment Insurance Fee: $250
Total: $10,750

Students will have the option of paying tuition and fees for the academic year either in-full by the beginning of each session or in three installments:
Term 1: $3,500 + $250
Term 2: $3,500
Term 3: $3,500

Registration for the Advanced Track Program is only once per year, prior to the winter term. Term tuition must be paid before the term begins. Course enrollment will not take place if term balances are unpaid.

Online Low-Residency Program Tuition for 2018–19: $6,000

Registration for the Online Low-Residency Program is only once per year. Tuition payments are made in full prior to the start of the fall term.

Payment Types

Check* or Money Order
Cash (in-person)
Credit Card
Wire Transfer (US Dollars Only)**

*Returned checks are subject to a $15.00 bank fee.
**Wire transfers incur a $25.00 fee.

ADDITION: Term tuition must be paid before the term begins. Course enrollment will not take place if term balances are unpaid.

PLEASE NOTE: Tuition and fees are subject to change and may increase from year to year.

Read our Refund Policies for information on program refunds.