Denver, CO is home to Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Denver is a large suburb. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design go up to the Bachelor's degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in design, fine arts, media.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. 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 453 and 588.
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design has 498 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Rocky Mountain College of Art + DesignÆs mission has several aims, all consistent with its founding in 1963 as a community of ôcreativesö: to instill a passion for creativity, innovation, excellence and lifelong learning in both the Fine and Applied Arts, to nurture the individual talents of each student as he or she completes a formal program of study: to integrate critical thinking, analysis and scholarship into the refinement and application of each studentÆs skills and creativity; to contribute in socially responsible ways to the local, global and professional communities. RMCAD is committed to serving these diverse populations and the diverse learning and creative styles of its students as one of the nationÆs premier art and design colleges. RCMAD is dedicated to the support of student learning in all its functions by providing students with a practicing art, design and humanities faculty of the highest quality, supported by contemporary technologies an highly competent and dedicated professional staff in a safe, dynamic and inspirational learning environment."
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Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
1600 Pierce St
Denver , CO 80214
General Phone: (303) 753-6046
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Design||41||interior design, graphic design, illustration|
|Fine Arts||20||fine arts, painting, sculpture|
|Media||19||animation and special effects|
|Education and Teaching||6||art education|
Number of programs and degrees for Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 498 students (460 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
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Retention Rates (2007):
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Standardized Test Scores:
|Test||25th Percentile||75th Percetile|
|Class Rank||not required|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||not required|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||required|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT||29%|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT||84%|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||required|
|Other Standardized Tests||not required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 22,992|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 22,992|
|Books and supplies||$ 1,749|
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 764900)
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||calendar year||7||$54,252||7||$53,178|
|Assistant professor||calendar year||2||*||3||$46,003|
|All faculty total||calendar year||15||$57,103||12||$52,971|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
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What Sets Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Apart:
|% of degrees in design |
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|% of degrees in media |
(vs. all colleges)
|% of degrees in fine arts |
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Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Option to study abroad
Offers part-time study
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