Corcoran College of Art + Design

Washington, DC

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Corcoran College of Art + Design

Corcoran College of Art + Design

Corcoran College of Art + Design Student Essentials

Corcoran College of Art + Design Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.corcoran.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $31,130
Out-of-State Tuition: $31,130
Retention Rate: 58%
Enrollment: 953
Year Established: 1890

About Corcoran College of Art + Design

A highly respected institute in the field of fine art, Corcoran College of Art and Design has in its possession one of the most impressive American art collections in the world.

Located in Washington D.C., Corcoran is also surrounded by some of the world’s most highly regarded arts and cultural offerings, including 65 museums and other cultural organizations.

At Corcoran College, students may pursue bachelor’s degrees in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photojournalism, Art Studies and Digital Media and Design, among others. Master’s degrees are also offered in such specialized fields as Art Education, Exhibition Design, New Media Photojournalism and Art and the Book. An associate’s degree program is also available, as are continuing education options.

In addition to classroom and studio work, students participate in exhibits and work closely with leaders in the field.

Student life helps to further cultivate the skills and creativity developed in Corcoran’s degree programs. Student organizations include those dedicated to Interior Design Majors, Book Artists, aspiring Art Educators and future Graphic Designers.

In addition to standard admissions requirements such as transcripts, a personal essay, letters of recommendation and SAT scores, Corcoran does require the submission of one’s portfolio.

Eligible Corcoran College of Art and Design students may receive an institutional scholarship and/or federal grant. Other forms of financial aid, such as loans, may also be available.

Corcoran College of Art + Design Location

Corcoran College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006


Getting Around Corcoran College of Art + Design

Walkability

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

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Washington, DC

Winter
Dec
47
33
Jan
43
29
Feb
47
31
Spring
Mar
56
38
Apr
67
47
May
75
56
Summer
Jun
84
66
Jul
89
71
Aug
87
70
Fall
Sep
80
63
Oct
68
51
Nov
58
41

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 656
Freshman Class 51
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 953

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 63%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 8%
African American 10%
Caucasian 63%
Asian 8%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%
Full-Time 84%
Part-Time 16%
Women 73%
Men 27%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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