Tuition & Fees

$36,315

$36,315

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
50%
500-599
25%
400-499
10%
300-399
5%
700-800
8%
600-699
32%
500-599
32%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
27%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
27%
18-23
36%
12-17
23%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
40%
12-17
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
47%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 746
Declined + 97
Total Received 843
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Private (nonprofit)

1,032

undergraduate students

62

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Advertising/graphic Design
  2. Animation
  3. Illustration
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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 1,094
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: 879,170). 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
10%
600-699
50%
500-599
25%
400-499
10%
300-399
5%
700-800
8%
600-699
32%
500-599
32%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
36%
400-499
27%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
27%
18-23
36%
12-17
23%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
40%
12-17
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
47%
12-17
15%

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

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 746
Declined + 97
Total Received 843

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

Jaclyn Pounds
Director of Enrollment Operations
P: 877 997-2223
F: 614 232-8344
admissions@ccad.edu

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,576

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,880
Room & board $9,680
Additional fees $435
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $47,495
Average Financial Aid - $25,576
Total with Avg. Aid $21,919

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,087,926
State $801,687
Institutional
Other external $121,845
Total $3,011,458

Non-need-based

Federal
State $16,735
Institutional $13,375,670
Other external $14,236
Total $13,406,641
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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
Film/Video
Fine Arts
Illustration
Industrial Design
Integrative Design
Interior Architecture/Design
Interior Design
Photography
Visual Arts-New Projects
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

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

1,094

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,032
students

Female
70%
722

Male
30%
310

6%

62
students

Female
69%
43

Male
31%
19

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,008
students

Female
71%
706

Male
29%
302

3%

24
students

Female
67%
16

Male
33%
8

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
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

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
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

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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International Students

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

International Student Contact

Jonathon Neeley
Associate Director of International Recruitment/PDSO/RO
614 222-3265
internationalinfo@ccad.edu

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