Art Center College of Design: Review & Facts

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Art Center College of Design is a private not-for-profit school with 1,870 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1930 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Pasadena, California.

Art Center College of Design is listed among Best Lesbian and Gay Friendly Colleges in the country.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Art Center College of Design.

Art Center College of Design follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Industrial Technologies, Film and Acting, and Photography. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
Art Center College of Design student retention rate is high at 82% (above California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Art Center College of Design is below average - 50%.

Student to faculty ratio at Art Center College of Design is good - 9:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,600
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $35,100 per year. The additional fees at Art Center College of Design (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $500; which makes it a total of $35,600 a year.

Read the details about Art Center College of Design additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
According to government data, 450 applications were submitted and 365 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Art Center College of Design is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Art Center College of Design and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (626) 396-2200 or check Art Center College of Design Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Art Center College of Design provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Art Center College of Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Art Center College of Design.

Based on the college crime data, Art Center College of Design appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Art Center College of Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Art Center College of Design, 1700 Lida St, Pasadena, California 91103, USA
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