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Delaware College Of Art And Design

Overview of Delaware College Of Art And Design

Students attend Delaware College of Art and Design in Wilmington, DE, a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Delaware College of Art and Design degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

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

Delaware College of Art and Design Selectivity

Delaware College of Art and Design is selective and does not offer open admission.

Student Body

There are 211 students at the school (as of 2007-2008).

Student Life

Delaware College of Art and Design has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of DCAD is to provide a diverse and talented student population with thorough preparation in art and design within an innovative educational environment that combines theory and practice. The College's programs emphasize creativity, problem solving skills, technical expertise, knowledge of historical frameworks and critical awareness in the education of creative and responsible artists and designers. A faculty of accomplished professionals brings the College artistic and intellectual breadth and rigor; its members serve as role models and mentors. Through its professional associate degree programs DCAD provides students with the opportunity to continue their undergraduate education through transfer to four-year colleges of art and design as well as a foundation for successful and satisfying careers. The College also serves as a leader in Wilmington's educational and cultural life through community-based activities, and as a focal point for downtown revitalization."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Delaware College of Art and Design

Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N Market St
Wilmington , DE 19801-3007
General Phone: (302) 622-8000
http://www.dcad.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Design34interior design, graphic design, illustration
Media16animation and special effects
Photography and Commercial Art15photography
Fine Arts10fine arts studies
Computer Science and Engineering0web design

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree646
Award of less than 1 academic year114

Delaware College of Art and Design Student Body

In 2007-2008, Delaware College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 211 students (220 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 34%
Women 66%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 80%
(Foreign Students) 20%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 64%
20-21 19%
22-24 7%
25-29 6%
30-34 0%
40-49 2%
50-64 0%

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

ResidencePercent
Delaware38%
Pennsylvania19%
New Jersey15%
Maryland12%
New York7%
Virginia4%
Connecticut3%
Mississippi1%
Rhode Island1%
(International Students)1%

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

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 100 %

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

Delaware College of Art and Design offers campus housing for 147 of its 220 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Delaware College of Art and Design Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total43423053%11249%
Men1367555%3851%
Women29815552%7448%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,360
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,360
Room and board $ 8,650
Room charge $ 6,400
Books and supplies $ 1,800
Other expenses $ 3,600

Financial Aid:
Delaware College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4139800)

Delaware 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
Instructorcalendar year5$47,1162*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$47,1162*

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

Delaware College of Art and Design Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Design
Graphic Design
Illustration
Interior Design

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Media
Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Photography And Commercial Art
Photography

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What Sets Delaware College of Art and Design Apart:

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% of degrees in design
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Delaware College of Art and Design % of degrees in media
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Delaware College of Art and Design % of degrees in fine arts
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Delaware College of Art and Design Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Delaware College of Art and Design % of degrees in photography and commercial art
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Delaware College of Art and Design Male % of student body

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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