COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:
CCS faculty and staff are working diligently this summer to prepare Fall 2020 courses to meet the many needs of our students. In-person classes and studios are being organized to respect social distancing and public health needs. CCS has engaged outside consulting support to ensure that our online-only and hybrid courses are purpose-built and best-in-class. CCS Fall Reopening Plan link below. Learn More
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CCS has been teaching art and design since 1906. We are a world-class institution that has conceptual thinking, creative problem solving, visual communication and technical expertise at the heart of everything we do. Our highly-accomplished faculty maintain connections as professionals in their respective industries, and bring their years of experience and expertise to the classroom.
CCS alumni know success. They are entrepreneurs and working artists. Fortune 500 companies hire them- they work where you want to work, and the make the things we use every day. Their stories are a testament to the impact CCS alumni are making in the art/design world. Over 460 companies and organizations have participated in our recruitment events to interview and hire CCS students over the last three years. Our students get internships and jobs around the country and outside the US.
CCS offers excellent studio facilities, a variety of student support services, and active student activities and clubs.
College for Creative Studies Rankings
Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.32 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.35 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses
Industrial and Product Design74 Graduates
Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects47 Graduates
Graphic Design22 Graduates
Commercial and Advertising Art16 Graduates
Fine Arts15 Graduates
Interior Design10 Graduates
Art Teacher Education1 Graduate
Art Practice (Fine Art)
Art Practice (formerly called Fine Arts) takes a broad perspective on the work and identity of artists, from the studio artists’ ability to produce meaningful works of art, to the role of artists as cultural producers, arts advocates, community builders, and innovators in a range of creative fields.
- of students say they don't have Greek life.30 responses
- of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.43 responses
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses