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How hard is it to get into Cleveland Institute of Art and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #29 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 792 out of 1,138 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 54 percent. Cleveland Institute of Art typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Cleveland Institute of Art. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 29% of students submit SAT scores and 53% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cleveland Institute of Art?
Cleveland Institute of Art typically prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #25 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>80%|
|1110 to 1210||Avg +||70%-80%|
|1010 to 1110||Avg -||58%-70%|
|910 to 1010||Reach||45%-58%|
|Less than 910||Low||<45%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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. The school ranks #17 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cleveland Institute of Art.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>81%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||70%-81%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||60%-70%|
|17 to 20||Reach||48%-60%|
|Less than 17||Low||<48%|
What GPA do you need to get into Cleveland Institute of Art?
Applicants require 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 70% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.38 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||21%||20%|
Applicants have 221 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Cleveland Institute of Art is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Cleveland Institute of Art and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|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.
29% of students submit their SAT scores to Cleveland Institute of Art. 53% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
70% 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 1010 and 1210. 29% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 53% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.