Tuition & Fees

$47,970

$47,970

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,543
Declined + 763
Total Received 2,306
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Private (nonprofit)

1,561

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Computer Animation
  3. Game Art
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Codes

SAT 5573
ACT 6724

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Location

School Facts

Ringling College of Art and Design, founded in 1931, is a private school of art and design. Its 49-acre campus is located in Sarasota, 50 miles from Tampa.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,561
Established in 1931
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Sarasota, FL

49-acre campus in Sarasota (population: 56,994), 50 miles from Tampa. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Tampa. Public transportation serves campus.

Ringling College of Art and Design
2700 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234-5895

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,543
Declined + 763
Total Received 2,306

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

James H. Dean
Dean of Admissions
P: 855 255-7695
F: 941 359-7517
admissions@ringling.edu

Financial Aid

50%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,112

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,710
Room & board $15,580
Additional fees $4,260
Books & supplies $2,700
Total $66,250
Average Financial Aid - $27,112
Total with Avg. Aid $39,138
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 941 351-5100
F: 941 359-6107
finaid@ringling.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lee Harrell
Director of Financial Aid
lharrell@ringling.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business of Art/Design
Computer Animation
Creative Writing
Entertainment Design
Film
Fine Arts
Game Art
Graphic Design
Illustration
Motion Design
Photography/Imaging
Virtual Reality Development
Visual Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Computer Animation
  3. Game Art

Programs Offered

  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

1,561

total students

44%

in-state

56%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,561
students

Female
69%
1,080

Male
31%
481

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,519
students

Female
70%
1,053

Male
30%
466

3%

42
students

Female
65%
27

Male
35%
15

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
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

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

54

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
India
Singapore
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kimberly White
Associate Director of International Admissions
941 359-7527
kwhite2@ringling.edu

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