Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD)

Wilmington, DE

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Delaware College of Art and Design Student Essentials

Delaware College of Art and Design Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.dcad.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $21,370
Out-of-State Tuition: $21,370
Retention Rate: 65%
Enrollment: 220
Year Established: 1996

About DCAD

If you’re a Delaware resident and want to help change the future of art and design, you should consider the Delaware College of Art and Design in Wilmington, Delaware.

The school was founded through a creative partnership between Pratt Institute and the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Its goal is to educate talented and dedicated young artists to become art makers, problem solvers and visual communicators of the highest caliber who can provide a fresh perspective of the world.

The academics offered at the college include a comprehensive associate’s of fine arts degree that focuses on studio education in art and design balanced with liberal arts classes so that students develop the skills, concepts and values in their particular area of study.

Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities as they pursue their degree, from technologically advanced computer imaging and graphics labs to full darkrooms to upscale painting, drawing and design studios.

Other resources available include the Toni and Stuart B. Young Gallery, Edgar A. Thronson Library, the Saville housing facilities and Tatiana Copeland Student Center, which features game rooms, lounge areas and study nooks for students in their free time.

Merit-based scholarships are available to students who apply by March 15 and demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and potential. Other forms of financial aid include federal and state programs, as well as student loans.

The admissions process requires students to complete an application and submit an official high school transcript and artistic portfolio.

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DCAD Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Delaware College of Art and Design 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations ?
Accreditation refers to the practice of being reviewed by an independent, non-profit accrediting agency that specializes in educational quality.

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design

DCAD Map & Location

Delaware College of Art and Design
600 Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801


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Getting Around DCAD

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 Wilmington, DE

Winter
Dec
43
29
Jan
39
25
Feb
42
27
Spring
Mar
51
34
Apr
62
43
May
72
53
Summer
Jun
81
63
Jul
85
68
Aug
83
66
Fall
Sep
76
59
Oct
64
47
Nov
54
39

DCAD Students

Total Students 220

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 20%
  • Caucasian: 56%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 7%
African American 20%
Caucasian 56%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 14%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 66%
Men 34%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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