1,456
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,765
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
63
63%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Ringling College of Art and Design is a 4-year institution located in Sarasota, FL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2700 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234-5895
United States
Contact Email: admissions@ringling.edu
Phone: 941-351-5100

Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,995
Applied
1,275
Accepted
1,456
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

1,358
Females Applied
908
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

637
Males Applied
367
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.33
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio, resume

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,330
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Fees

4,090
Full-time student fees
14,670
Room & board
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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

25,765
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,796
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,066
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,302
Avg. Loan Aid
11,845
Avg. Grant Aid
16,733
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
50%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,456
Total undergrad students
16%
International Students
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.31%
Black or African American 3.91%
White or Caucasian 47.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 8.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 4.19%
Other 2.27%

Gender

Male (32.49%)
Female (67.51%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

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:
Illest of Illustrators, Best of Ringling Opening and International Harvest Fest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Digital Painting Sketch Club, Resident Student Association, MOSAIC and Quidditch Team

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
lighted campus

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Football Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Football Checkmark No No

Faculty

173
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 112
Part-time - 61
Male - 101
Female - 72