Delaware College of Art and Design (DCAD)

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600 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

DCAD Description

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.

Quick Facts about Delaware College of Art and Design

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

DCAD Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Memberships

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 Students

Total Students
220

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
97%
Part-Time
3%

Gender of Students

Women
66%
Men
34%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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