Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA 98121

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 674
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 18%
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 324 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
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

60%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Cornish College of the Arts is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,137 applications and 679 students were granted admission. Cornish College of the Arts is at the #58 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

$40
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Cornish College of the Arts's tuition was $37,920 for all students regardless of residency (41.5% 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.

$34,021
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$37,920
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$37,920
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Cornish College of the Arts's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 37% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,540 (which is 3.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Cornish College of the Arts in 2016-2017, was 156, which is 87% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,397 (which is 8.5% above the national average.)

$4,540
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,397
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
96%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Cornish College of the Arts has enrolled a total of 674 students (667 students full-time and 7 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 674 students, 59 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

674
Total Enrollment
59
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Hispanic: 11%

Two or more races: 9%

Asian: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Cornish College of the Arts.

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 67% 348

Graduation & Dropout Rates

48%
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 Cornish College of the Arts full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
51%
Dropout rate
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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

$26,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Cornish College of the Arts graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,600. Last year, out of the total 1,699 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,461 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,756 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,422 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,600 $34,400
Employment Rate 86% 81%
Total Graduates 1,699 1,756

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Cornish College of the Arts.

Seattle University
0.9 mile away
Pinchot University
1.2 mile away
Northwest University
7.2 mile away
Bastyr University
8.7 mile away