1,150
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
37
37%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Alberta College of Art & Design is a 4-year institution located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1407 14 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 4R3
Canada

Majors & Degrees

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
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Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
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Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

561
Applied
208
Accepted
1,150
Enrolled
37%
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Female Admissions

406
Females Applied
156
Females Accepted
38%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

155
Males Applied
52
Males Accepted
34%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

85
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Portfolio of artwork

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st May 30th

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,480
In-province
4,480
Out-of-province
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Fees

1,091
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Student Body

1,150
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
12%
Out-of-province students

Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native 4.88%
Other 90.05%

Gender

Male (27.3%)
Female (72.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 9%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Show and Sale, Artawearness and Graduating Exhibition

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
The Rendez-Vous Collective, Conceptual Arts Club, Arts Mob, Anime and Gaming Club and ACAD Glass

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Faculty

122
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 82
Male - 76
Female - 46