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Cleveland Institute of Art Admissions

Cleveland Institute of Art admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 54%. Students that get into Cleveland Institute of Art have an average SAT score between 1010-1270 or an average ACT score of 20-26. The regular admissions application deadline for Cleveland Institute of Art is June 1. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Cleveland Institute of Art early action deadline is December 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
54%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
957
SAT Range
1010-1270
SAT Reading
520-660
SAT Math
490-610
Students Submitting SAT
32%
ACT Range
20-26
ACT English
20-26
ACT Math
18-25
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
79%

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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
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Neither required nor recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not 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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