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Cleveland Institute of Art
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  • 4 Year
  • CLEVELAND, OH

Report Card

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

About

11610 EUCLID AVENUE
CLEVELAND, OH 44106
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The Cleveland Institute of Art is a premier college of art and design in the thriving University Circle neighborhood. Students and graduates from 15 majors are highly sought-after for internships and full-time positions in hundreds of industries, from transportation and product design to entertainment, galleries, publishing, studio arts, and more.

Our friendly, collaborative environment, individual studio spaces, and a roster of faculty with robust practices outside the classroom: these are just the start of what makes CIA the first choice among students seeking a rigorous art education.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
1010-1210
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$34,369 / 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
$23,618 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
19%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 21 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
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    96%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
633 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
12
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Art school kid
    67%
  • Open minded
    20%
  • Observant
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
76%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 21 responses
Poll
96%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Unique
    47%
  • Greedy
    20%
  • Transcendent (art joke. ha, ha)
    13%
  • Fast-paced
    7%
  • Home away from home
    7%
  • unsafe
    7%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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