Art Center College of Design


Student Population
 Location Pasadena, California
 Online artcenter.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing No
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Pasadena, California, Art Center College of Design is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 813 prospective students applied, and 572 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 226 enrolled in the school.  1,923 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 328 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $41,408 plus fees of $600. Art Center College of Design is ranked 1077 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Test Scores
Applications Accepted
Applications Due-
Applicant CompetitionLow

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Art Center College of Design
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$4,000
Other Fees$600
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,530
Budget for Other Expenses$6,492
Total One Year Cost$66,030


Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Art Center College of Design students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 87%
Communication 5%
Communications Technology 5%
Architecture 3%

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