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Ringling College of Art and Design
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  • 4 Year
  • SARASOTA, FL

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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 minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

2700 NORTH TAMIAMI TRAIL
SARASOTA, FL 34234
Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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From Ringling College of Art and Design

Since 1931, Ringling College of Art and Design has cultivated the creative spirit in students from around the globe. The private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in eleven disciplines and the Bachelor of Arts in two. The College’s rigorous curriculum employs the studio model of teaching and immediately engages students through a comprehensive program that is both specific to the major of study and focused on the liberal arts. The Ringling College teaching model ultimately shapes students into highly employable and globally aware artists and designers.

Ringling College of Art and Design Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
64%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$52,384 / 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
$15,115 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
49%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
27%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Discover VR at Ringling College

In our Virtual Reality Development program, students are pioneering the revolutionary medium of VR. You will learn to create immersive experiences that inform, educate, entertain, and change the way we think about industries including healthcare, architecture, education, media, and more. VR graduates will join a multibillion-dollar, rapidly growing industry.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,605 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
53
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Friendly, hardworking
    50%
  • Hard working weirdos
    17%
  • Stuck up, odd, not attractive, scary
    17%
  • Tired
    13%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
78%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 45 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Magical
    30%
  • Hard working
    22%
  • Top notch
    15%
  • Terrible
    11%
  • Expensive
    7%
  • overrated
    4%
  • Terrifying
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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