Cornish College of the Arts

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Cornish College of the Arts can be found in Seattle, WA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 900 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Approximately 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Cornish College of the Arts, and from those that were granted acceptance about 30 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Cornish College of the Arts Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Cornish College of the Arts was reported as 59.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,450 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 Cornish College of the Arts has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 66.6%
  • 2010-2011: 63.0%
  • 2011-2012: 57.2%
  • 2012-2013: 61.8%
  • 2013-2014: 59.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 60.5%

How Does Cornish College of the Arts Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Cornish College of the Arts is seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Trinity Lutheran College95.7%
Pacific Northwest College of Art64.7%
Warner Pacific College52.7%
Northwest Christian University70.4%
New Hope Christian College15.9%

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 Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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

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