Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus, OH
University Website: WWW.CCAD.EDU
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Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) is a private college of art and design located in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Originally founded in 1879 as the Columbus Art School, CCAD is one of the oldest and largest private art and design colleges in the United States. Located in downtown Columbus, CCAD's campus consists of 14 buildings (including 2 residence halls) on 9 acres (36,000 m2) and is adjacent to the Columbus Museum of Art and Columbus State Community College. Approximately 1,350 full-time students are enrolled.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $26,112.00 avg tuition

60 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 224-9101

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Areas of Study:

  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Columbus College of Art and Design

Applied 627
Admitted 432 69%
Enrolled total 287
Full Time: 287
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 470 580
SAT Math 430 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 440 560
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 18 25
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 6 8
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 47%
6-year graduation rate 59%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Required
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Columbus College of Art and Design

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $26,112.00 $26,112.00 $26,112.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,518.00 $1,518.00 $1,518.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,088.00 $1,088.00 $1,088.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $26,112.00 $26,112.00 $26,112.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,518.00 $1,518.00 $1,518.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $9,410.00 $8,596.00 $1,450.00
Other Expenses $1,300.00 $1,850.00 $1,450.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $4,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $15,683.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 88%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,734.00

Columbus College of Art and Design

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Commercial and Advertising Art X
Fashion/Apparel Design X
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Illustration X
Industrial and Product Design X
Interior Design X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Ohio

Name Amount Deadline
Rosa Hartsook Endowed Scholarship Varies October 26, 2017
AOTF Ohio Scholarship Varies October 26, 2017
NEWH Pittsburgh Region Scholarship Varies April 01, 2017

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