ArtCenter College of Design

country rank  400
world rank  1058

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University Overview

Founded in 1930, ArtCenter College of Design is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Pasadena (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, ArtCenter College of Design (ArtCenter) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. ArtCenter College of Design (ArtCenter) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 88 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ArtCenter
Founded 1930
Motto Learn to create. Influence change.

University Location

Address 1700 Lida Street
Pasadena (population range: 50,000-249,999)
91103 California
United States
T +1 (626) 396 2200
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1700 Lida Street
Pasadena 91103
+1 (626) 396 2373

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to ArtCenter College of Design's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1955


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
  • Cumulus Association
  • International Council of Design (ico-D)
  • World Design Organization (WDO)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018