College for Creative Studies 1

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201 E. Kirby

Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: (313) 664-7400
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
Jul. 1
application deadline

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College for Creative Studies is a private institution that was founded in 1906. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 10 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $35,710 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) nurtures the creativity that is vital to the enrichment of modern culture. The College educates visual artists and designers, knowledgeable in varied fields, who will be leaders in creative professions that shape society and advance economic growth. The College fosters students' resolve to pursue excellence, act ethically, embrace their responsibilities as citizens of diverse local and global communities, and learn throughout their lives. The College engages in community service by offering opportunities for artistic enrichment and opening career pathways to talented individuals of all ages.

CCS offers a bachelor of fine arts degree in ten majors: advertising design, crafts, entertainment arts, fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interior design, photography, product design, and transportation design. In addition, CCS offers teacher certification in art education. The college also offers a Master of Fine Arts degree in transportation design and interdisciplinary design.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1906
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to College for Creative Studies, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. The application fee at College for Creative Studies is $35. It has an an acceptance rate of 44.6 percent.

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Fall 2012 acceptance rate 44.6%
Application deadline July 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at College for Creative Studies is 11:1. The most popular majors at College for Creative Studies include: Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.5 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio 11:1
4-year graduation rate 29%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 100%

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Student Life

At this school, 73 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 27 percent of students live off campus.

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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

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Campus Info & Services

College for Creative Studies offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. College for Creative Studies 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 College for Creative Studies, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at College for Creative Studies.

Students who have cars on campus 90%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $35,710 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,050 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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