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Art Center College of Design Admission Requirements

Pasadena, California

Chances of getting into Art Center College of Design

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.7%
Admission Difficulty for Art Center College of Design
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Art Center College of Design and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #69 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 571 out of 844 applicants were admitted making Art Center College of Design a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Art Center College of Design typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Art Center College of Design SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Art Center College of Design
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
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Art Center College of Design ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Art Center College of Design. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Art Center College of Design was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #61 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Art Center College of Design accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Art Center College of Design students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 16% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 8% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Art Center College of Design admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 543 301 844
Accepted 392 179 571
Acceptance Rate 72% 59% 68%
Enrolled 156 85 241
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 47% 42%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Art Center College of Design and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Art Center College of Design Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Art Center College of Design
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=109651 IPEDS survey data for Art Center College of Design.

Frequently Asked Questions

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Art Center College of Design. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.