2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Art Center College of Design is 75.86% last year which is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. 132 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 174 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 63.13%.
The transfer-out rate is 8.62% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 78% that is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Art Center College of Design. 132 students have completed and 15 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 10 students still enrolled and 17 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)174174
Completers132
(75.86%)
132
Transfer-out15
(8.62%)
15
Still Enrolled10
(5.75%)
10
No Longer Enrolled17
(9.77%)
17

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 53 students have completed in 4 years and additional 56 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)53
(30.46%)
14
(22.22%)
39
(35.14%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)56
(32.18%)
15
(23.81%)
41
(36.94%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)23
(13.22%)
13
(20.63%)
10
(9.01%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total75.86% (132/174) 66.67% (42/63) 81.08% (90/111)
Asian77.38% (65/84) 71.43% (20/28) 80.36% (45/56)
Black (Non-Hispanic)50.00% (1/2) - (0/0) 50.00% (1/2)
Hispanic60.00% (9/15) 50.00% (4/8) 71.43% (5/7)
White69.23% (9/13) 71.43% (5/7) 66.67% (4/6)
Two or More Race100.00% (10/10) 100.00% (2/2) 100.00% (8/8)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity