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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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ArtCenter is an above-average private college located in Pasadena, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,793 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the ArtCenter acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Illustration, Graphic Design, and Engineering Technician. Graduating 69% of students, ArtCenter alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,300.

About

1700 Lida St
Pasadena, CA 91103
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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Art Center College of Design Rankings

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Art Design Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$47,352 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$17,168 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
57%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 17 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
35%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    95%
  • Some
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,793 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
269
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Busy
    47%
  • Inspired
    37%
  • Fraudulent
    5%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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