College for Creative Studies (CCS)

Detroit, MI

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College for Creative Studies

College for Creative Studies

College for Creative Studies Student Essentials

College for Creative Studies Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Screaming Peacocks
Nickname: CCS
Website: www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $34,380
Out-of-State Tuition: $34,380
Retention Rate: 77%
Enrollment: 1,459
Year Established: 1906

About CCS

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, Michigan is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in the visual arts.

Academics at CCS are offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Bachelor’s degrees are granted in 11 different emphasis areas. These include career-oriented pathways such as Advertising, Art Education, Commercial Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Product Design.

There are also two relatively new master’s degrees available in Design and Transportation Design.

The career services department assists students throughout their time at CCS, hosting recruitment events and job-hunting workshops, while also offering internships and job-placement assistance.

Student life includes on-campus activities as well as access to student organizations. These include clubs related to different majors as well as cultural groups.

The city of Detroit also boasts numerous cultural, arts, dining, shopping and other activities.

Admission to CCS is not only based on transcripts, standardized test scores and optional letters of recommendation. Students also submit a portfolio of their artistic work, which factors significantly in the evaluation process.

Financial aid is available to eligible students to assist with tuition, housing and other expenses.

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CCS Map & Location

College for Creative Studies
201 E Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202


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Getting Around CCS

Walkability

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

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Detroit, MI

Winter
Dec
36
25
Jan
31
20
Feb
35
22
Spring
Mar
44
29
Apr
57
40
May
69
50
Summer
Jun
78
60
Jul
83
65
Aug
80
64
Fall
Sep
73
56
Oct
60
45
Nov
48
35

CCS Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,402
Freshman Class 275
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,459

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 62%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 18%
Latino 5%
African American 9%
Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 18%

Undergraduate 96%
Graduate 4%
Full-Time 89%
Part-Time 11%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 7%
Domestic 93%

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College for Creative Studies

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