Arts, Music, Design Schools
#28 in Arts, Music, Design Schools

Overview

Art Center College of Design is ranked 28th in Arts, Music, Design Schools.
Next statements evaluate Art Center College of Design by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has expensive tuition & fees of $46,486.
  • The acceptance rate (71%) is higher (easy to get in).
  • It has relatively large number of students of 2,249.
  • It offers fewer area of study (18 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Art Center College of Design are $46,486 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design $46,486

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $27,917

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Art Center College of Design are $49,090 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design $49,090

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $23,169

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Art Center College of Design is 71% and it is higher (easy to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 60%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Art Center College of Design is 37% and the yield is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 37%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Art Center College of Design is 69% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 69%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 63%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Art Center College of Design is 83% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 83%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 76%

Student Population

The total student population at Art Center College of Design is 2,249 and its population relatively large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 2,249

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 2,024

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Art Center College of Design is $16,566 which is 35.64% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design $16,566

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $17,459

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Art Center College of Design is 8 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 8 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11 to 1

Number of Programs

Art Center College of Design offers 18 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Art Center College of Design 18

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32