Founded in 1931, Ringling College of Art and Design is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Sarasota (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Ringling College of Art and Design (RCAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 89 years old US 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. RCAD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Ringling College of Art and Design|
|Address||2700 North Tamiami Trail
|Tel||+1 (800) 255 7695|
|Fax||+1 (941) 359 7517|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||2700 N Tamiami Trail
(941) 351 5100
|Basic Classification||Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools|
|2000 Classification||Schools of art, music, and design|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Ringling College of Art and Design's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 65,972 physical volumes, 9,501 physical media, 128,082 digital/electronic medium and 41 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Ringling College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,150 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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