Columbus College of Art and Design

country rank  1029
world rank  2950

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University Overview

Established in 1879, Columbus College of Art and Design is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Columbus (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 141 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 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CCAD 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 CCAD
Founded 1879
Motto Think. Do. Thrive.

University Location

Address 60 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus
43215-3875 Ohio
United States
Tel +1 (614) 224 9101
Fax +1 (614) 232 8344

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 neither required nor recommended
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor 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 80-90%
Admission Office 60 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus 43215-3875
(614) 224 9101
877 997 2223

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
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, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Columbus College of Art and Design's Library
Columbus 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 38,543 physical volumes, 1,469 physical media, 2,059 digital/electronic medium and 171 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Columbus College of Art and Design provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 438 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

  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Columbus College of Art and Design Board of Trustees
  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio
  • National Association of Foreign Student Affairs

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