Columbus College of Art and Design: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Columbus College of Art and Design is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,140 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1879 and is one of the 23 colleges located in Columbus, Ohio.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
11
Fair
Columbus College of Art and Design will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Columbus College of Art and Design deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation, Art, Marketing and Advertising, Photography, and Fashion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
79%
Good
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 usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Columbus College of Art and Design student retention rate is fair at 79% (well above Ohio average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Columbus College of Art and Design is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbus College of Art and Design is good - 10:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,800
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $30,900 annually. The additional fees at Columbus College of Art and Design not covered by tuition are around $1,900; this comes to $32,800 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
According to recent data, 727 applications were submitted and 557 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Columbus College of Art and Design in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Columbus College of Art and Design offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbus 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
Columbus College of Art and Design offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime information, Columbus College of Art and Design seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbus College of Art and Design Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbus College of Art and Design, 60 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43215, USA
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