The Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD), founded through a partnership between The Pratt Institute and The Corrcoran, is a two year art and design school located in Wilmington, DE. Now operating as an independent institution, an education at DCAD provides one of the richest opportunities available in American art and design education today. DCAD is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Qualified graduates of the two-year Associate of Fine Arts Degree at DCAD have the opportunity to complete their BFA at a multitude of art and design colleges across the globe. Due to DCAD's unique foundation and commitment to maintaining a rigrous course of study, a growing list of articulation agreements with art and design colleges guarantees successful DCAD graduates transfer as juniors.