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College for Creative Studies
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  • 4 Year
  • DETROIT, MI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

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From College for Creative Studies

We are a world-class institution that offers creative thinkers and makers a place to thrive and expand their knowledge and skills through hands-on learning, conceptual thinking, creative problem solving, visual communication and technical expertise.

Our alumni are entrepreneurs and working artists. They create the things we use every day, and their stories are a testament to the impact CCS alumni are making in the art/design world. Our students get internships and jobs around the country and outside the US through networking and services provided by our Office of Partnerships and Career Development team.

CCS offers excellent studio facilities, a wide variety of student support services, and institutionally supported student activities and clubs.

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College for Creative Studies Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
55%
SAT Range
960-1190
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$36,203 / 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
$21,264 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
65%
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

Earn a Scholarship to our Precollege Summer Program

academic spotlight

Two participants will be awarded a full scholarship to attend the three-week CCS Precollege Summer Experience free of charge, while also earning three college credits. These unique competitions are exclusively for high school students interested in Transportation Design and/or Fashion Accessories Design. Competition Deadline: March 1, 2023, 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    78%
  • On Campus
    6%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,192 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
270
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Talented.
    61%
  • Hard working and enjoy the campus and classes
    17%
  • Very motivated
    17%
  • Stressed
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
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
  • "Next generation art and design."
    56%
  • Challenges what you think you know
    17%
  • "Insane, but well worth it."
    11%
  • Fast-paced
    6%
  • Never earn your degree with how expensive it is!
    6%
  • 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
55%
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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