Ringling College of Art and Design

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Ringling College of Art and Design can be found in Sarasota, FL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,800 students enrolled per year at Ringling College of Art and Design.

64% of all those students that apply are accepted to Ringling College of Art and Design, from which 27 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .ringling.edu.

Overall Ringling College of Art and Design Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Ringling College of Art and Design was reported as 63.9% in Fall 2020 with over 2,560 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ringling College of Art and Design has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 78.1%
  • 2017-2018: 63.9%
  • 2018-2019: 66.9%
  • 2019-2020: 63.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 61.9%

How Does Ringling College of Art and Design Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Ringling College of Art and Design is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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New College of Florida73.1%
Eckerd College67.4%
University of South Florida-St. Petersburg27.4%
Florida College75.3%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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

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