Cleveland Institute of Art Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Cleveland Institute of Art
How hard is it to get into Cleveland Institute of Art and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #38 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 753 out of 1,025 applicants were admitted making Cleveland Institute of Art a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Cleveland Institute of Art typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Cleveland Institute of Art SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT29%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cleveland Institute of Art?
Cleveland Institute of Art typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #19 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 29 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|
|1230 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1145 to 1230||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1060 to 1145||Avg -||61%-73%|
|975 to 1060||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 975||Low||<48%|
Cleveland Institute of Art ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT53%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Cleveland Institute of Art?
Admission data indicates that Cleveland Institute of Art regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cleveland Institute of Art.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>82%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||73%-82%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||61%-73%|
|16 to 19||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 16||Low||<48%|
Avg. High School GPA3.38*
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Cleveland Institute of Art. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Cleveland Institute of Art was 3.38 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Cleveland Institute of Art accepts 73% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||25%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Cleveland Institute of Art and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202046 IPEDS survey data for Cleveland Institute of Art.
Frequently Asked Questions
29% of students submit their SAT scores to Cleveland Institute of Art. 53% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
73% of those who apply are granted admission to Cleveland Institute of Art. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1230. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.