Cleveland Institute of Art

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

11141 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106-1710

(216) 421-7418

(800) 223-4700

Fax: (216) 754-3634



Contact: Sheila Cowman

Director of Admissions
Main Address

11141 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106-1710

(216) 421-7000

www.cia.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 503

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 103

Degree-seeking undergrads: 492

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 87%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 86%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $31,890 $31,010 $31,904 $32,922 +3.19%
Books and Supplies $1,786 $1,910 $2,000 $2,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,769 $9,148 $10,536 $10,956 +3.99%
Other $1,940 $1,940 $1,940 $3,340 +72.16%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,769 $9,148 $10,536 $10,956 +3.99%
Other $3,340 $3,340 $3,340 $3,340 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $44,385 $44,008 $46,380 $49,218 +6.12%
In-state Off Campus $45,785 $45,408 $47,780 $49,218 +3.01%
In-state with Family $33,676 $32,920 $33,904 $34,922 +3.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 87 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 87 84% $2,005,768 $23,055
• Federal grants 78 76% $163,604 $2,097
• Pell grants 36 35% $128,229 $3,562
• Other federal grants 42 41% $35,375 $842
State/local government grant or scholarships 79 77% $127,830 $1,618
Institutional grants or scholarships 87 84% $1,714,334 $19,705
Student loan aid 87 84% $1,354,532 $15,569
• Federal student loans 87 84% $1,022,385 $11,752
• Other student loans 26 25% $332,147 $12,775

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 125
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 6
Medical Illustration/medical Illustrator 6
Visual and Performing Arts 119
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 7
Drawing 15
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts 4
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 2
Graphic Design 8
Illustration 18
Industrial and Product Design 20
Interior Design 8
Intermedia/multimedia 11
Metal and Jewelry Arts 5
Painting 8
Photography 5
Printmaking 4
Sculpture 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Digital art B
Drawing B
Fiber/Textile/Weaving Arts B
Illustration B
Industrial Design B
Interior Design B
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Illustrating B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Cleveland Institute of Art Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (216) 421-7000
Website: www.cia.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://go.cia.edu/apply/
Address: 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-1710
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 645
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 617 (96% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $43,305
Out-of-state Tuition: $43,305
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $23,618

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Cleveland Institute of Art Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cleveland Institute of Art.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Grand total 15

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cleveland Institute of Art and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $43,305
Out-of-state $43,305
Books and supplies $2,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 174 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 174 99% $23,618
Student loan aid 135 77% $9,177

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 638 95% $22,948
Federal student loans 497 74% $7,075

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cleveland Institute of Art. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Cleveland Institute of Art students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,138 302 836
Percent admitted 100% 59% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 12% 14%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Cleveland Institute of Art Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 645
Undergraduate enrollment 645
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Cleveland Institute of Art Accreditation

This institution is accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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