654
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,566
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
62
62%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Cornish College of the Arts is a 4-year institution located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA  98121
United States
Contact Ms. Sharron Starling
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@cornish.edu
Phone: 206-726-5017
Fax: 206-720-1011

Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Graphic Design Checkmark
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Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,023
Applied
642
Accepted
654
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

746
Females Applied
472
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

277
Males Applied
170
Males Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements: Portfolio or audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,442
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Fees

1,200
Full-time student fees
11,500
Room & board
8,400
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

24,566
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,661
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,413
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,930
Avg. Loan Aid
9,626
Avg. Grant Aid
18,098
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

654
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.76%
Black or African American 3.21%
White or Caucasian 62.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.76%
Asian 4.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.61%
Two or more races 9.79%
Other 4.13%

Gender

Male (34.25%)
Female (65.75%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Festival/Drag Show, Cabaret and BFA Art Show

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Leadership Council, Black Student Alliance, Sigma Alpha Phi, AIGA and Cheese Tasting

Campus Security & Safety

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Faculty

203
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 149
Male - 91
Female - 112