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Cleveland Institute of Art is a private institution that was founded in 1882. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 546, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 5 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $34,970 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
A professional college of art and design with one of the most comprehensive of majors. BFA students get personal studio space in all majors.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Cleveland Institute of Art, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Cleveland Institute of Art is $30. It has an an acceptance rate of 70.7 percent and an early acceptance rate of 95.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||70.7%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Cleveland Institute of Art is 8:1, and the school has 87.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Cleveland Institute of Art include: Illustration; Industrial and Product Design; Game and Interactive Media Design; Graphic Design; and Interior Design. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 83.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||30|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
Cleveland Institute of Art has a total undergraduate enrollment of 546, with a gender distribution of 45.8 percent male students and 54.2 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Cleveland Institute of Art offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Cleveland Institute of Art also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Cleveland Institute of Art, 45 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Cleveland Institute of Art.
|Students who have cars on campus||45%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Cleveland Institute of Art, 87.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,521.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$34,970 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,768 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data