Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus, OH 43215

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 1,095
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 10%
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 438 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
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

76%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Columbus College of Art and Design is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 668 applications and 505 students were granted admission. Columbus College of Art and Design is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$65
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Columbus College of Art and Design's tuition was $32,400 for all students regardless of residency (20.9% 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.

$23,486
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$32,400
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$32,400
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Columbus College of Art and Design's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,356 (which is 1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbus College of Art and Design in 2016-2017, was 219, which is 90% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,175 (which is 4.7% above the national average.)

$4,356
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,175
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Columbus College of Art and Design has enrolled a total of 1,095 students (1,034 students full-time and 61 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,095 students, 52 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 32% men and 68% women and 1,060 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 35 for graduates studies.

1,095
Total Enrollment
52
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 64%

Black/African American: 10%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 5%

Asian: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 2 largest majors offered at Columbus College of Art and Design.

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 61% 489
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 7% 56

Graduation & Dropout Rates

61%
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 Columbus College of Art and Design full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
38%
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

$25,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Columbus College of Art and Design graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,500. Last year, out of the total 633 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 582 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 565 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 497 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,500 $31,100
Employment Rate 92% 88%
Total Graduates 633 565

Campus Location

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Art Academy of Cincinnati
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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Columbus College of Art and Design.

Franklin University
0.5 mile away
Capital University
2.8 mile away
Otterbein University
11.4 mile away
Ohio Wesleyan University
23.2 mile away
Ohio Christian University
24.9 mile away