College for Creative Studies (CCS)

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CCS can be found in Detroit, MI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled each year at College for Creative Studies.

The majority of students accepted into College for Creative Studies have scored in-between 18 - 25 on the ACT. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the CCS average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.33. 49% of all applicants are granted admission to College for Creative Studies, from which 39 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CCS Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for College for Creative Studies was reported as 48.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,280 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • CCS ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • CCS Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into College for Creative Studies?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into College for Creative Studies, 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for College for Creative Studies has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 38.8%
  • 2010-2011: 36.3%
  • 2011-2012: 41.8%
  • 2012-2013: 44.6%
  • 2013-2014: 48.6%
  • Projected CCS Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 44.2%

How Does CCS Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for College for Creative Studies is fourteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Marygrove College93.8%
Michigan Jewish Institute98.1%
Lawrence Technological University43.7%
Madonna University61.3%
Rochester College65.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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


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

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score18 - 25
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