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Cleveland Institute of Art

  • Cleveland, OH
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 568
    total students
  • $35,270 | $35,270
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 68%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 520
    sat math
  • 550
    sat reading
  • 500
    sat writing
  • 22
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Interior Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Medical Illustration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Crafts, Folk Art and Artisanry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Product Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Illustration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Game and Interactive Media Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Photography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drawing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Painting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sculpture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Printmaking
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Metal and Jewelry Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied633
    • Accepted432
    • Acceptance Rate68%
    • Enrolled568
    • Female Applicants410
    • Females Accepted275
    • Female Acceptance Rate67%
    • Male Applicants223
    • Males Accepted157
    • Male Acceptance Rate70%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      portfolio
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.24
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen March 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer June 1st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 550 470 620
    • SAT Math 520 450 610
    • SAT Writing 500 450 590
    • ACT Composite 22 19 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$35,270
    • Out-of-state tuition *$35,270
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,304.00
    • Room and board *$12,495.00
    • Room only *$7,120.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students568
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.58%
    • Black or African American10.04%
    • White or Caucasian75.18%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.18%
    • Asian2.99%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.94%
    • Unknown%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.11% representing 11 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students30% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 21%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Campus Activities Board, Student Independent Exhibition, International Interior Design Association, Student Leadership Council, Community Service Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty116
    • Full-time Percentage39%
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 568 students to 63 faculty

Location & Contact

Cleveland Institute of Art

11141 East Boulevard
OH 44106-1700

Office of Admissions

Phone: 216-421-7418
Fax: 216-754-3634
Email: admissions@cia.edu

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