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Columbus College of Art and Design is a private institution that was founded in 1879. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,375, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 17 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $31,322 (2013-14).
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Columbus College of Art & Design prepares tomorrow's creative leaders for professional careers. With a history of commitment to fundamentals and quality, CCAD advances a distinct, challenging, and inclusive learning culture that supports individual development in art, design, and the humanities.
When applying to Columbus College of Art and Design, it's important to note the application deadline is August 22, and the early action deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Columbus College of Art and Design is $30. It has an an acceptance rate of 86.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||86.7%|
|Application deadline||August 22|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Columbus College of Art and Design is 11:1, and the school has 71.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Columbus College of Art and Design include: Commercial and Advertising Art; Illustration; Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other; Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other; and Industrial and Product Design. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||44%|
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Columbus College of Art and Design has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,375, with a gender distribution of 39.5 percent male students and 60.5 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
Columbus College of Art and Design offers a number of student services including placement service and health insurance. Columbus College of Art and Design 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 Columbus College of Art and Design, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Columbus College of Art and Design.
|Students who have cars on campus||60%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Columbus College of Art and Design, 82.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,836.
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||$31,322 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,740 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data