DuCret School Of Arts

Overview of DuCret School Of Arts

DuCret is found in Plainfield, NJ. Plainfield is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at duCret.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. DuCret is known for its programs in design, fine arts.

duCret Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 32 in 2007-2008 at duCret.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The primary mission of the duCret School of Art is to prepare students for entry into a career in the visual arts. To achieve this goal the School provides programs that blend a firm foundation in the basics with new technology, and gives the encouragement to explore, expand and refine personal creativity. The School also offers a wide range of opportunities to people of various ages and backgrounds, whether the student's goal is to pursue a career in art, upgrade their skills, or achieve personal fulfillment through art."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting duCret

duCret School of Arts
1030 Central Ave
Plainfield , NJ 07060
General Phone: (908) 757-7171

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duCret Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Fine Arts4fine arts
Design2graphic design, illustration

Number of programs and degrees for duCret in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years63

duCret Student Body

In 2007-2008, duCret had a total enrollment of 32 students (32 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 82%
Women 18%
Full-Time 71%
Part-Time 29%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 9%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 16%
20-21 47%
22-24 6%
25-29 13%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%
40-49 3%
50-64 6%
65+ 3%

duCret Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 67 %

duCret Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

duCret Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

duCret Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,980
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,980
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
duCret participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2131100)

duCret Degree Programs (2007)

Graphic Design

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

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duCret Highlights

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What Sets duCret Apart:

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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Male % of student body
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