Tuition & Fees

$35,040

$35,040

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
32%
400-499
26%
300-399
8%
200-299
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
33%
400-499
38%
300-399
14%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
27%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
30-36
16%
24-29
28%
18-23
37%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
37%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

32%

68%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 505
Declined + 163
Total Received 668
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Private (nonprofit)

1,060

undergraduate students

35

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Advertising/graphic Design
  3. Fine Arts
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Codes

SAT 1085
ACT 3281

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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 1,095
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
27%
500-599
32%
400-499
26%
300-399
8%
200-299
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
33%
400-499
38%
300-399
14%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
27%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
30-36
16%
24-29
28%
18-23
37%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
34%
18-23
37%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

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

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 505
Declined + 163
Total Received 668

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Interview
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
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

Cost

Tuition $33,960
Room & board $9,370
Additional fees $1,080
Books & supplies $4,000
Total $48,410
Average Financial Aid - $23,592
Total with Avg. Aid $24,818

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,592

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,861,942
State $633,012
Institutional $10,736,562
Other external $123,408
Total $13,354,924

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $4,788
Institutional $3,045,196
Other external $20,135
Total $3,070,119

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advertising/Graphic Design
Animation
Art History
Cinematic Arts
Fashion Design
Fine Arts
Illustration
Industrial Design
Interior Design
Photography
Visual Arts-New Projects
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Undergraduate

97%

1,060
students

Female
68%
724

Male
32%
336

Graduate

3%

35
students

Female
63%
22

Male
37%
13

undergraduateFull-time

94%

999
students

Female
69%
689

Male
31%
310

undergraduatePart-time

6%

61
students

Female
58%
35

Male
42%
26

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

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
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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

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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