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Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
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  • 4 Year
  • LAKEWOOD, CO

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

RMCAD continues to operate remotely and we are here to help you virtually, via email, and over the phone. Our top priorities are 1.) to protect the health and safety of our community and 2.) to maintain a strong academic experience and keep students on-track. We are all in this together! Learn More

Report Card

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

About

1600 PIERCE ST
LAKEWOOD, CO 80214
Athletic Division
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From Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

Creativity lives here! Located in beautiful Denver, Colorado, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is an innovative, rigorous and community-oriented global learning environment that inspires passion for critical thinking, preparing learners to be forces of change in their industries, communities and the world.

As a Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design student, you can rely on us to educate, guide, and encourage you on your artistic journey. Since 1963, we’ve been prepping students on campus and online for exhilarating careers in a variety of fields.

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Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design 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
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$23,942 / 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
$6,088 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Illustrative Design Program at RMCAD

Our newest BFA program, Illustrative Design, provides students with a hybrid degree combining the skills you learn in Illustration with the approach to design thinking you learn in Graphic Design. This program will provide you with the technical, aesthetic, critical, and practical skills necessary for career success, along with a dual skillset to give yourself a competitive advantage!

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    59%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
849 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
605
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Out of the box thinkers
    45%
  • Eclectic
    20%
  • Unique
    15%
  • Eager
    10%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Uncaring
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 13 responses

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