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Art Center College of Design: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Art Center College of Design

Website: http://www.artcenter.edu
Address: 1700 Lida St , Pasadena , California - 91103
Phone: (626) 396-2200
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing No
Carnegie classification
Special Focus Institutions--Schools of art- music- and design
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers No
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $50
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
696
418
278
Percent admitted
60%
60%
60%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
67%
61%
75%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
-
-
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Recommended
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $29,344
Out-of-state tuition $29,344
Books and supplies $5,510
On-campus room and board -
On-campus other expenses -
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
66%
-
Federal grant aid
28%
$3,790
State or local grant aid
14%
$8,225
Institutional grant aid
31%
-
Loan aid
49%
$7,863
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
1,632
58%
42%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,625
Estimated graduates enrolled 135
Undergraduates 24 years old 61%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 39%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 89%
Men 87%
Women 92%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 71%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 86%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 89%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $26,312 $28,962 $29,814 $31,576 5.9%
Books and supplies $5,196 $5,350 $5,510 $5,620 2.0%
Living arrangement          
Off Campus          
Room and board $12,504 $12,880 $13,266 $13,530 2.0%
Other $6,034 $6,216 $6,366 $6,492 2.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $6,034 $6,216 $6,366 $6,492 2.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Off Campus $50,046 $53,408 $54,956 $57,218 4.1%
Off Campus with Family $37,542 $40,528 $41,690 $43,688 4.8%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Art Center College of Design

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 742 446 296
Percent admitted 66% 61% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 63% 68% 56%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 3/31/1955 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1963 -   Accredited