Can I get into CCS? The school has a 49% acceptance rate. Last year, 777 out of 1,586 applicants were admitted making CCS a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. College for Creative Studies typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to College for Creative Studies?
College for Creative Studies typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. 36 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>62%|
|1160 to 1270||Avg +||49%-62%|
|1050 to 1160||Avg -||36%-49%|
|940 to 1050||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 940||Low||<25%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CCS?
Admission data indicates that CCS regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 76 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to College for Creative Studies.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>62%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||49%-62%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||36%-49%|
|18 to 21||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 18||Low||<25%|
You will need about average high school grades to get into College for Creative Studies. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at College for Creative Studies was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to CCS will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||37%||34%|
Applicants have 131 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2019.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to CCS before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 9||Mar 22|
|May 4||May 17|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Apr 13||Apr 23|
|Jun 8||Jun 18|
What are the requirements for admission to College for Creative Studies and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169442 IPEDS survey data for College for Creative Studies.