Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD)

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Columbus College of Art and Design can be found in Columbus, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over a thousand students are enrolled at CCAD.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1380 (25th percentile) to 1760 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the CCAD average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.38 for accepted students. CCAD accepts roughly 90 percent of applicants. Of those that are admitted, around 40 percent continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ccad.edu.

Overall CCAD Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

87.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Columbus College of Art and Design was reported as 87.4% in Fall 2013 with over 666 college applications submitted to CCAD. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CCAD SAT Scores: 1380 - 1760
  • CCAD ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • CCAD Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Columbus College of Art and Design?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into CCAD, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Columbus College of Art and Design has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.8%
  • 2010-2011: 73.9%
  • 2011-2012: 68.9%
  • 2012-2013: 86.7%
  • 2013-2014: 87.4%
  • Projected CCAD Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 81.2%

How Does CCAD Compare?

87.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Columbus College of Art and Design is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Carmel College of Nursing54.2%
Capital University76.0%
Ohio Dominican University49.4%
Otterbein University73.7%
Ohio Wesleyan University75.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants66633.2%66.8%
Admitted58231.4%68.6%
Enrolled23534.9%65.1%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CCAD (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 610
Math450 - 570
Writing460 - 580
Total Score1380 - 1760
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 26
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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