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College for Creative Studies Rankings
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Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- 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.32 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.32 responses
Most Popular Majors
Industrial and Product Design69 Graduates
Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects62 Graduates
Commercial and Advertising Art25 Graduates
Graphic Design24 Graduates
Crafts and Artisanry21 Graduates
Fine Arts12 Graduates
Art Teacher Education6 Graduates
Interior Design4 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.27 responses
- of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.40 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses
Colleges like College for Creative Studies
- NGKendall College of Art & Design
- Grand Rapids, MI
- 47 reviews
- B-Cleveland Institute of Art
- 4 Year
- Cleveland, OH
- 190 reviews
- CThe Art Institute of Michigan, a branch of The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago
- 4 Year
- Novi, MI
- 144 reviews
- BColumbus College of Art & Design
- 4 Year
- Columbus, OH
- 345 reviews
College for Creative Studies Reviews
I love this school even though it can kind of be awful. The resources are fantastic, the technology, the wood shop, metal shop, foundry, ceramic studio, glass shop, just so many great things! It is a very challenging institution, particularly during the freshman year. It is a small school, so it is easy to form a bond with a lot of the students, especially since the students tend to be quite like-minded. The school can kind of stink depending on what major the student chooses. It is a great design school, fantastic for product designers, but the majors that are not so design based kind of get the short end of the stick. I have lived in the student housing for 4 years. They are improving it and renovating it, but unfortunately I have had to live in the construction. The campus is safe, the professors are great (usually), and it is a very inspiring place to be.
College for Creative Studies is a private school perfect for those who are invested in a future in the arts. Although the majority of students attending CCS will not walk out a celebrity, it guides students through the essential techniques, principles, life-lessons, and budgeting that artists must use in their field. By cultivating the students in their practice, and forcibly torturing them through grueling hours of laborious homework, it sets a foundation for the challenging practices ahead. As a Freshman in Entertainment Arts- a major based on three subdivisions: Game, Animation, and Film- I found my current experience to be wonderful; although the debt is not so wonderful. It is without a doubt one of the top schools for students who want a job in the entertainment industry. The students, alumni, and staff are upbeat about sharing their wisdom to better each other. This includes opening the door to potential jobs in the industry.
The course load is intense, which is expected from art and design school. The staff and administration all know their stuff and is willing to help, support, and encourage growth. The more you put into the classes, the more you get out. However, a lot of the students on campus are snobbish, mean, and rude. Peers often look down upon each other and are cutthroat with each other, rather than being supportive and helpful-- but there are exceptions. Most students are from the local area and feel entitled to the school.