Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus, OH

Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$35,420

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 485
Declined 127
Total Received 612
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Private

1,060

undergraduate students

35

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,095
Established in 1879
Coeducational Coeducational

17-acre, urban campus in Columbus (population: 879,170). Served by air and bus; train serves Bucyrus (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Port Columbus International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Collective
  • Student Programming Board
  • CCAD Battle Alliance

Top Events

  • Annual Student Art Exhibition
  • Big Boo Halloween Party
  • Family Weekend
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 485
Declined 127
Total Received 612

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$3,920

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,920
Room & board $9,570
Additional fees $500
Total $44,990
Average Financial Aid - $3,920
Total with Avg. Aid $41,070
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art
Fashion/Apparel Design
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Illustration
Industrial and Product Design
Interior Design
Photography
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

1,095

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

1,060
students

Female
68%
724

Male
32%
336

3%

35
students

Female
63%
22

Male
37%
13

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

999
students

Female
69%
689

Male
31%
310

6%

61
students

Female
58%
35

Male
42%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 52%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

15

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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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