1,060
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,992
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
79
79%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbus College of Art & Design is a Comprehensive institution located in Columbus, OH, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 60 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH  43215-1758
United States
Contact Email: admissions@ccad.edu
Phone: 614-224-9101
Fax: 614-232-8344

Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

612
Applied
485
Accepted
1,060
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

421
Females Applied
346
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

191
Males Applied
139
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,920
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Fees

500
Full-time student fees
9,570
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

24,992
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,973
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,534
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,805
Avg. Loan Aid
13,415
Avg. Grant Aid
18,632
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,060
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.32%
Black or African American 9.81%
White or Caucasian 64.15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 3.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 4.81%
Other 3.49%

Gender

Male (31.7%)
Female (68.3%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 35%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Annual Student Art Exhibition, Big Boo Halloween Party and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
convenient medical care services nearby

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Collective, Student Programming Board and CCAD Battle Alliance

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
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Faculty

190
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 66
Part-time - 124
Male - 105
Female - 85