Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD)

Columbus, OH

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Columbus College of Art & Design

Columbus College of Art & Design Student Essentials

Columbus College of Art & Design Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.ccad.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $26,112
Out-of-State Tuition: $26,112
Retention Rate: 78%
Enrollment: 1,344
Year Established: 1879

About CCAD

As one of the nation's oldest and largest private art institutions, CCAD has been leading the way in educating some of the most elite U.S. and international talent for more than 135 years. Here, you can start your major on Day One.

Bring your ideas to life through a rigorous, studio-based curriculum that fosters business acumen. Develop mastery in state-of-the-art facilities under close mentorships with world-class factulty. And immerse yourself in the liberal arts to foster your smartest, most powerful work.

Always dreamed of being an artist? If you live near Columbus, Ohio, or are willing to relocate, Columbus College of Art and Design may be the perfect school for you.

Among the art programs available to study are Advertising & Graphic Design, Animation, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Media Studies, and Photography.

In order to be considered for admission, prospective students must complete the application, which is available online, take the SAT, and provide 10 to 15 examples of your art work, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

As well as a counseling and wellness center, CCAD offers a career service center which has workshops, jobs, internships, and career fairs, as well as a dedicated staff who can help you navigate the many career resources.

By filling out the FAFSA, you may be eligible to receive loans, grants, and work-study. School scholarships, which can be applied for through an entry form, include the CCAD Merit scholarships, Scholastic Art Awards, and Arts Recognition and Talent Search scholarships, among others.

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CCAD Map & Location

Columbus College of Art & Design
60 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215


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Getting Around CCAD

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Columbus, OH

Winter
Dec
42
23
Jan
37
19
Feb
42
22
Spring
Mar
52
29
Apr
65
40
May
75
50
Summer
Jun
83
60
Jul
86
64
Aug
85
61
Fall
Sep
79
54
Oct
67
41
Nov
54
32

CCAD Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,333
Freshman Class 351
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,344

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 77%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 5%
African American 9%
Caucasian 77%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%
Women 67%
Men 33%
International 7%
Domestic 93%

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