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Cleveland Institute of Art Admissions

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
864
SAT Range
1010-1220
SAT Reading
520-620
SAT Math
490-600
Students Submitting SAT
41%
ACT Range
20-26
ACT English
19-28
ACT Math
17-26
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
74%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
June 1
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$40
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Neither required nor recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
57%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.7 responses
Poll
71%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.7 responses
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