Art Center College of Design

Acceptance Rate 75.56 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $49,942
Student Population 2,319
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $14,822
Graduation Rate 76 %

Academic Overview

Art Center College of Design is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Pasadena, California. It is a School of art, music, and design by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $49,942 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $50,734.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,319 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 75.56% and the graduation rate is 76% last year.
The salary after graduation from Art Center College of Design varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $62,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Art Center College of Design's tuition & fees is $49,942. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $50,734.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Art Center College of Design. The acceptance rate of Art Center College of Design is 75.56% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 36.25%. The average graduation rate is 76% and the transfer-out rate is 9%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,822 and 84% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,319 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Art Center College of Design is 75.56 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Art Center College of Design is 76 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Art Center College of Design is 9 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Art Center College of Design is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Art Center College of Design is 2,319
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Art Center College of Design is 8 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $14,822 at Art Center College of Design.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1700 Lida St, Pasadena, CA 91103
Online Applicationwww.artcenter.edu/apply.html
Financial Aidwww.artcenter.edu/admissions/tuition-and-aid/financial-aid/financial-aid-eligibility.html
Net Price Calculatorhttps://tcc.ruffalonl.com/Art-Center-College-of-Design/Freshman-Calculator
Veterans Tuitionwww.artcenter.edu/admissions/tuition-and-aid/financial-aid/financial-aid-policies.html
Disability Servicewww.artcenter.edu/student-life/student-experience/student-support-services.html

Offered Degrees

Art Center College of Design offers 18 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree110
Master's Degree70

Special Learning Opportunities

Art Center College of Design offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Art Center College of Design has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges