CCS Description

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.

Quick Facts about College for Creative Studies

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Private

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Screaming Peacocks

Nickname

CCS

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$28,650

Out-of-State Tuition

$28,650

Retention Rate

76%

Enrollment

1,391

Year Established

1906

CCS Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,338
Freshman Class
235
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,391

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
96%
Graduate
4%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
91%
Part-Time
9%

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

In-State
83%
Out-of-State
17%

Gender of Students

Women
48%
Men
52%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
7%
Asian
4%
Caucasian
71%
Latino
5%
Other
13%

Students State Origin

Michigan
83%
Florida
2%
New York
2%
Illinois
1%
Pennsylvania
1%
Other
11%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

This web site and associated pages are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by College for Creative Studies (CCS). CampusExplorer.com has no official or unofficial affiliation with College for Creative Studies (CCS).

Compare to Similar Colleges

Sign Up with Campus Explorer and join our 2 million+ members.

Sign Up