Corcoran College of Art and Design

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Corcoran College of Art and Design can be found in Washington, DC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 1,100 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

The acceptance rate for this school is lower than most schools and competition is high, given that only 30 percent of students who applied are admitted to the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Corcoran College of Art and Design Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Corcoran College of Art and Design was reported as 27.1% in Fall 2013 with over 472 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.

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 Corcoran College of Art and Design has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 52.6%
  • 2010-2011: 43.2%
  • 2011-2012: 27.2%
  • 2012-2013: 31.2%
  • 2013-2014: 27.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 31.9%

How Does Corcoran College of Art and Design Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Corcoran College of Art and Design is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Capitol College59.0%
St John's College81.0%
Wilson College52.7%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design36.1%
Rosemont College58.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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

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