Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design: Review & Facts

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
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Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Oustanding Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very Good Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design is a private for-profit school with 775 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1963 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Lakewood, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
11
At Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design you can receive your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

RMCAD follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Art, Computer Science, Education, and Interior Design. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
66%
The rate of student retention at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design is relatively low at 66% (close to Colorado average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design is below average - 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at RMCAD is very good: 7:1. Learn more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,600
Average tuition cost is high, about $21,800 per academic year. The additional fees at RMCAD (not included in tuition costs) are around $800; which comes to a total of $22,600 per year.

Read the details about Rocky Mountain College of Art and 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
19%
According to recent data, 707 applications were submitted and 136 were accepted; so it is challenging to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting 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) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at RMCAD is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (303) 753-6046 or check Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, 1600 Pierce St, Lakewood, Colorado 80214, USA
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