Cleveland Institute Of Art

Overview of Cleveland Institute Of Art

Cleveland Institute of Art is found in Cleveland, OH. Cleveland is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at Cleveland Institute of Art.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in design, fine arts, photography and commercial art.

Cleveland Institute of Art Selectivity

Admission to Cleveland Institute of Art is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 470. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 470 and 540.


Cleveland Institute of Art maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Students numbered 485 in 2007-2008 at the school.

Student Life

Cleveland Institute of Art offers students meal plans.

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Cleveland Institute of Art
11141 East Blvd
Cleveland , OH 44106-1710
General Phone: (216) 421-7000

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Cleveland Institute of Art Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts29painting, sculpture, ceramics, textile arts, metal and jewelry, fine arts studies
Photography and Commercial Art26photography, drawing, multimedia, printmaking
Design15industrial design, interior design, graphic design, illustration
Medical Administration4medical illustrator

Number of programs and degrees for Cleveland Institute of Art in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7415

Cleveland Institute of Art Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cleveland Institute of Art had a total enrollment of 485 students (498 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 29%
20-21 31%
22-24 30%
25-29 6%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 2%

Cleveland Institute of Art Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 81 %

Cleveland Institute of Art Room and Board (2007)

Cleveland Institute of Art offers campus housing for 105 of its 498 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Cleveland, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Cleveland Institute of Art Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470580
SAT Math470540
ACT Verbal2126
ACT Math1725
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT21%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT70%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Cleveland Institute of Art Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 31,010
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 31,010
Room and board $ 9,148
Room charge $ 4,864
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,400
Books and supplies $ 1,910
Other expenses $ 3,340

Financial Aid:
Cleveland Institute of Art participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 398200)

Cleveland Institute of Art Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2322

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$62,5626$63,434
Associate professoracademic year9$58,5508$53,112
Assistant professoracademic year4$46,0496$46,312
Instructoracademic year2*2*
All faculty totalacademic year23$55,89822$53,108

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cleveland Institute of Art Degree Programs (2007)

Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Interior Design

Fine Arts
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Metal and Jewelry Arts

Medical Administration
Medical Illustration/Medical Illustrator

Photography And Commercial Art

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Cleveland Institute of Art Highlights

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What Sets Cleveland Institute of Art Apart:

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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 7%Cleveland Institute of Art Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in design
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Number of degree programs
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Top 18%Cleveland Institute of Art Dorm rooms per full-time student

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