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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B+
About College for Creative Studies...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
201 E Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
From College for Creative Studies

CCS provides you the opportunity to study at a world-class institution that not only gives you the knowledge to become a great artist or designer, but also the experience to prove it through your work. You’ll learn from professionals who know the ins and outs of their industries. You will benefit from small class sizes that offer more individual attention than you’ll find on other campuses.

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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
49%
SAT Range
970-1200
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App

Cost

Net Price
$36,870/ 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
$17,436/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.32 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.34 responses
38%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.34 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,110Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
281
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
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  • Talented.
    56%
  • Hard working and enjoy the campus and classes
    17%
  • Very motivated
    17%
  • Stressed
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
64%
Poll
97%
of students say they don't have Greek life.29 responses
Poll
90%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.42 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • "Next generation art and design."
    56%
  • Challenges what you think you know
    17%
  • "Insane, but well worth it."
    11%
  • Never earn your degree with how expensive it is!
    11%
  • Work hard and use everything they have to offer
    6%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $44,100/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    60%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    91%
    National
    83%
    80%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses
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    College for Creative Studies Reviews

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    I am currently a senior at Canton High School in Michigan and I attended a walk-through at CCS, and absolutely fell in love with the school. This confirmed my decision to attend fall of 2019 as I was so nerves before my walk-through. The class rooms, living spaces, and college environment gave me a sense of peace of excitement! This scholarship will help me entire this stage of my life with less financial worries.
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    I love the connection of students to professors. Everyone here has an open mind and great knowledge! I would highly recommend this college for those looking to pursue a career in the arts. It is a lot of hard work, but the skills gained are above any expectations.
    What I really love about CCS is the way teachers and students interact with one another, the attention to the student's needs, and the major specific based curriculum I've always wanted to experience first hand. As an artist, you are always asking for constructive criticism and help with improving your artwork. Not only does CCS staff and teacher help you with that they build a relationship with their students. Students are able to thrive in a community where all artist big and small are welcome. The people at CCS are so helpful and invested in students work that at the end of each semester they talk to each individual student about their work personally to get that one on one feedback for their work. In the heart of downtown Detroit and the influence of the Detroit Institute of Arts, CCS is a match made in heaven for any artist