Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC)

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Art Academy of Cincinnati can be found in Cincinnati, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 200 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Many of the students accepted into this school had an SAT score within the range of 880 - 1070, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 12 - 24. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the AAC average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.33 - 3.25. The acceptance rate of AAC is considered highly competitive, with only 30% of those who applied applicants being accepted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall AAC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Art Academy of Cincinnati was reported as 26.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,340 college applications submitted to AAC. 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

  • AAC ACT Scores: 12 - 24
  • AAC Average GPA: 2.33 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Art Academy of Cincinnati?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of AAC is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for AAC has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 30.5%
  • 2017-2018: 45.4%
  • 2018-2019: 32.7%
  • 2019-2020: 26.5%
  • Projected AAC Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 30.0%

How Does AAC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Art Academy of Cincinnati is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Kettering College22.2%
Wilberforce University41.4%
Earlham College63.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to AAC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 560
Math440 - 510
Total Score880 - 1070
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math16 - 22
Composite Score12 - 24
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