College for Creative Studies

country rank  949
world rank  2691

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University Overview

Established in 1906, College for Creative Studies is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Detroit (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. College for Creative Studies (CCS) 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 114 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 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CCS 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CCS
Founded 1906
Colours Cardinal and eggshell

University Location

Address 201 E Kirby
Detroit
48202 Michigan
United States
Tel +1 (313) 664 7400
Fax +1 (313) 872 2739

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

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 recommended
- 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 Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 201 East Kirby
Detroit 48202-4034
(313) 664 7425
800 952 2787

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools
2000 Classification Schools of art, music, and design
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to College for Creative Studies's Library
College for Creative Studies's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 74,664 physical volumes, 3,955 physical media, 1 digital/electronic media and 65 licensed digital/electronic databases. College for Creative Studies's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
College for Creative Studies provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 676 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

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