Tuition & Fees

$40,442

$40,442

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 630
Declined + 358
Total Received 988
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Private (nonprofit)

650

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Theatre
  2. Art
  3. Design
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Codes

SAT 0058
ACT 4501
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Location

School Facts

Cornish College of the Arts, founded in 1914, is a coeducational, private arts institution. Its campus is located in Seattle, Washington.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 650
Established in 1914
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Seattle, WA

Campus in downtown Seattle (population: 724,745). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation passes given to students.

Cornish College of the Arts
1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA 98121

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 630
Declined + 358
Total Received 988

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Sharron H. Starling
Director of Admission
P: 206 726-5016
F: 206 720-5011
admission@cornish.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 206 726-5014
F: 206 726-5109

Financial Aid Officer

Margaret Murray
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
mmurray@cornish.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Dance
Design
Film/Media
Interior Architecture
Music
Performance Production
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Theatre
  2. Art
  3. Design

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

650

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

650
students

Female
66%
426

Male
34%
224

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

648
students

Female
66%
425

Male
34%
223

1%

2
students

Female
50%
1

Male
50%
1

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

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
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
Hong Kong
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Sharron Starling
Director of Admission
206 726-5017
sstarling@cornish.edu

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