College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI 48202

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,472
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 512 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

47%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

College for Creative Studies is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,689 applications and only 800 students were granted admission. College for Creative Studies is at the #45 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 90% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 8% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
ACT20 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, College for Creative Studies's tuition was $39,450 for all students regardless of residency (47.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$35,274
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$39,450
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$39,450
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of College for Creative Studies's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,303 (which is 2.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at College for Creative Studies in 2016-2017, was 155, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,352 (which is 9.2% below the national average.)

$4,303
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,352
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, College for Creative Studies has enrolled a total of 1,472 students (1,196 students full-time and 276 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,472 students, 109 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 1,414 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 58 for graduates studies.

1,472
Total Enrollment
109
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 56%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Non-resident alien: 10%

Black/African American: 9%

Asian: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Hispanic: 4%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at College for Creative Studies.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Visual And Performing Arts 54% 498
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 13% 124
Education 1% 12
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 0% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

58%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of College for Creative Studies full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
40%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of College for Creative Studies graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,600. Last year, out of the total 530 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 488 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 558 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 491 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,600 $40,200
Employment Rate 92% 88%
Total Graduates 530 558

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of College for Creative Studies.

Marygrove College
5.9 mile away
Cranbrook Academy of Art
17.2 mile away
Madonna University
17.7 mile away