Description

A full spectrum of Visual Arts majors can be found at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. Whether you’re an aspiring fine artist or looking for professional training in an arts-oriented career, Ringling has a program for you.

Ringling’s 14 different majors run the gamut from Fine Arts to Computer Animation and from Painting to Photography and Digital Imaging. Ringling’s well-structured and comprehensive curriculum requires that all students take a certain number of foundational classes in the liberal arts as well as in Studio Art before proceeding to their major.

While Ringling isn’t affiliated with any religion, spiritual activities are a substantial part of student life and include spiritual support groups, worship services and a large organization for Jewish students.

Students can also become involved in campus student life through participation in Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, Cultural and Recreational student clubs and organizations.

Those who live locally and are interested in pursuing art for the first time or in reawakening an old interest may take classes through the continuing education division.

Those who are applying to degree programs will need to submit a portfolio, the main part of the application, along with other materials.

Financial aid is available for eligible students planning to attend Ringling.

Quick Facts about Ringling College of Art and Design

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$27,110

Out-of-State Tuition

$32,280

Retention Rate

82%

Enrollment

1,230

Year Established

1931

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,230
Freshman Class
390
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,230

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
48%
Out-of-State
52%

Gender of Students

Women
58%
Men
42%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
3%
Asian
6%
Caucasian
77%
Latino
12%
Other
2%

Students State Origin

Florida
48%
Texas
6%
Maryland
3%
Ohio
3%
New York
3%
Other
37%

International Students

International
7%
Domestic
93%

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