Tuition & Fees

$35,420

$35,420

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
52%
400-499
5%
300-399
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
13%
500-599
61%
400-499
22%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
27%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
36%
18-23
41%
12-17
12%
6-11
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
49%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 749
Declined + 107
Total Received 856
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Private (nonprofit)

1,025

undergraduate students

50

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Animation
  3. Advertising/graphic Design
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Codes

SAT 1085
ACT 3281

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Location

School Facts

The Columbus College of Art and Design, founded in 1879, is a private institution. Its 17-acre campus, adjacent to the Columbus Museum of Art, is located near downtown Columbus, OH.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,075
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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Columbus, OH

17-acre, urban campus in Columbus (population: 860,090). Served by air and bus; train serves Bucyrus (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Columbus College of Art and Design
60 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
52%
400-499
5%
300-399
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
13%
500-599
61%
400-499
22%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
27%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
36%
18-23
41%
12-17
12%
6-11
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
49%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 749
Declined + 107
Total Received 856

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ramya Ravisankar
Director of Admissions
P: 877 997-2223
F: 614 232-8344
admissions@ccad.edu

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,916

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,920
Room & board $9,570
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $46,490
Average Financial Aid - $24,916
Total with Avg. Aid $21,574

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,063,749
State $797,701
Institutional $12,215,569
Other external $103,671
Total $15,180,690

Non-need-based

Federal
State $11,133
Institutional $2,816,357
Other external $14,236
Total $2,841,726
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 614 222-3295
financialaid@ccad.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Anna Schofield
Director of Financial Aid
aschofield@ccad.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advertising/Graphic Design
Animation
Art History
Cinematic Arts
Comics/Narrative Practice
Contemporary Crafts
Fashion Design
Fine Arts
Illustration
Industrial Design
Integrative Design
Interior Design
Photography
Visual Arts-New Projects
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Animation
  3. Advertising/graphic Design

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,075

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,025
students

Female
70%
714

Male
30%
311

5%

50
students

Female
70%
35

Male
30%
15

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,001
students

Female
71%
703

Male
29%
298

3%

24
students

Female
46%
11

Male
54%
13

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

10%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Indonesia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jonathon Neeley
Assistant Director of Admissions
614 222-3265
internationalinfo@ccad.edu

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