Cornish is in a large city, in Seattle, WA. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Cornish earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.
The most common major fields study at the school include design, drama and performing arts, fine arts, music.
Cornish does not admit all applicants.
One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.
Cornish, in 2007-2008, had 776 students (783 full-time equivalent).
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Cornish College of the Arts is to provide students aspiring to become practicing artists with an educational program of the highest possible quality, in an environment that nurtures creativity and intellectual curiosity, while preparing them to contribute to society as artists, citizens, and innovators. Cornish realizes this mission by offering baccalaureate studies in the performing and visual arts and by serving as a focal point in the community for public presentation, artistic criticism, participation, and discussion of the Arts."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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