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Corcoran College of Art and Design

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The Corcoran College of Art and Design, (Originally the Corcoran School of Art), founded in 1890, is the only professional college of art and design in Washington, D.C., United States, located in the Downtown area. The school is a private institution in association with the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

The Corcoran Gallery of Art is Washington's first and largest private art museum. The gallery opened officially in 1874, originally built to house the collection of its founder, William Wilson Corcoran. One of America's oldest art institutions, it predates both New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and is known around the world for its collection of historic and modern American art as well as European fine art and for its collection of decorative arts.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $29,940.00 avg tuition

500 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-4804
(202) 639-1800

Apply online Admissions:
Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Corcoran College of Art and Design

Applied 545
Admitted 148 27%
Enrolled total 42
Full Time: 41
Part Time 1
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 610
SAT Math 430 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 15 20
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 51%
6-year graduation rate 60%
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 Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Corcoran College of Art and Design

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $29,940.00 $29,940.00 $29,940.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $200.00 $200.00 $200.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $998.00 $998.00 $998.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $23,150.00 $23,150.00 $23,150.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $200.00 $200.00 $200.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,234.00 $1,234.00 $1,234.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $9,970.00 $9,800.00 $4,200.00
Other Expenses $4,100.00 $4,100.00 $4,200.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $2,600.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $16,586.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 96%
Avg amount of student loan aid $11,515.00

Corcoran College of Art and Design

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X X
Photojournalism X X
Art Teacher Education X
Museology/Museum Studies X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Graphic Design X X
Interior Design X X
Photography X X

Scholarships for Students in Washington, DC

Name Amount Deadline
Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation Scholarship $2,500 April 30, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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