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Columbus College Of Art And Design

Columbus College Of Art And Design

Columbus College of Art & Design, also referred to as CCAD, is a coeducational, private college located in Columbus, Ohio, United States. It was founded in 1879 under the name of The Columbus Art School, and is one of the oldest schools focused on the study of art and design in the US. The college campus is spread across an area of approximately 10 acres.

The college offers degrees in the fields of fine arts, photography, media studies, fashion design, illustration, liberal arts and animation.

Notable alumni of Columbus College of Art & Design include renowned painter Inka Essenhigh, fine art and muralist Kevin Stewart-Magee and mystic author and New Age painter Alex Grey.

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Contacting Columbus College of Art and Design

Columbus College of Art and Design
107 N Ninth St
Columbus , OH 43215
General Phone: (614) 224-9101
http://WWW.CCAD.EDU

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Columbus College of Art and Design Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Photography and Commercial Art113commercial art, film and photography
Design102industrial design, fashion design, interior design, illustration
Fine Arts50fine arts studies

Number of programs and degrees for Columbus College of Art and Design in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree2657

Columbus College of Art and Design Student Body

In 2007-2008, Columbus College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 1,545 students (1,316 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 41%
Women 59%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Black 12%
Asian 7%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 66%
(Foreign Students) 14%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 35%
20-21 32%
22-24 16%
25-29 6%
30-34 3%
35-39 1%
40-49 3%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Ohio80%
Pennsylvania3%
(International Students)3%
Michigan2%
Indiana2%
West Virginia2%
New York2%
Florida1%
Missouri1%
Kentucky1%
Texas1%
Illinois1%
California1%
South Carolina1%
North Carolina1%

Columbus College of Art and Design Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %
Part-Time 57 %

Columbus College of Art and Design Room and Board (2007)

Columbus College of Art and Design offers campus housing for 276 of its 1,316 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Columbus, 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.

Columbus College of Art and Design Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1,01172271%39455%
Men41828769%16357%
Women59343573%23153%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460580
SAT Math450550
SAT Writing440550
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT34%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT82%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Columbus College of Art and Design Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,280
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,280
Room and board $ 6,750
Books and supplies $ 3,000
Other expenses $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Columbus College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 303900)

Columbus College of Art and Design Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$95,1251*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$95,1251*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year22$57,3955$55,074
Associate professoracademic year12$48,18611$47,432
Assistant professoracademic year9$40,0587$39,566
Instructoracademic year4$47,9704$36,045
All faculty totalacademic year47$50,92227$45,121

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

Columbus College of Art and Design Degree Programs (2007)

Design
Fashion/Apparel Design
Illustration
Industrial Design
Interior Design

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other

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What Sets Columbus College of Art and Design Apart:

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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
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% of degrees in fine arts
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Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%Columbus College of Art and Design Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 6%Columbus College of Art and Design Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in design
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Top 8%Columbus College of Art and Design % of degrees in design
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Columbus College of Art and Design Dorm rooms per full-time student

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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