ArtCenter College of Design

Pasadena, CA

ArtCenter College of Design

Pasadena, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$46,486

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 767
Declined 241
Total Received 1,008
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Private

2,754

undergraduate students

310

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1930, ArtCenter College of Design is a private specialized arts institution. Its 175-acre campus is located near Pasadena's Rose Bowl.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,064
Established in 1930
Coeducational Coeducational

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175-acre, suburban campus in Pasadena (population: 142,647), 10 miles from Los Angeles. Major airport, bus, and train serve Los Angeles; major airport also serves Burbank (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

ArtCenter College of Design
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA
91103

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 767
Declined 241
Total Received 1,008

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School GPA
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Admission test scores

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,306

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $45,776
Additional fees $710
Books & supplies $4,000
Total $50,486
Average Financial Aid - $15,306
Total with Avg. Aid $35,180

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Financial Aid Office


P: 626 396-2215
F: 626 396-4298
financialaid@artcenter.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other.
Engineering-Related Fields, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Graphic Design.
Photography.

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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships

3,064

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

2,754
students

Female
56%
1,539

Male
44%
1,215

10%

310
students

Female
53%
164

Male
47%
146

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

2,745
students

Female
56%
1,532

Male
44%
1,213

0%

9
students

Female
78%
7

Male
22%
2

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Student Break-down

38%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
12%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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