Cornish College of the Arts

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Cornish College of the Arts is a nationally ranked and recognized higher education institution located in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. The college offers four-year bachelor’s degree programs (B.F.A.) in Theater, Dance, Performance Production, Fine Art, Design and Music. The college is well known for being the oldest music conservatory in the west and for being one of only a few fully accredited private colleges in the United States to offer superior education in both visual and performing arts.

While relatively small when compared with other institutions, the library at Cornish College is dedicated almost exclusively to design, art, music, theatre, and performance production. It’s has over 40,000 books, 4700 CDs, 2200 videos, and 154 periodicals.

General Information

1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA 98121

General Information:(206) 726-5016
Website:www.cornish.edu
Institution Type:Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:Two but less than 4 years certificate
BA/BS degree
Campus setting:City: Large
On-campus housing:Yes
Student Population:825 (825 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $24,000 $25,600 $27,350 $29,150 +6.58%
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $25,800 $27,400 $29,150 $30,950 +6.17%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 194 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 194 95% $1,556,705 $8,024
• Federal grants 61 30% $248,021 $4,066
• Pell grants 61 30% $206,855 $3,391
• Other federal grants 31 15% $41,166 $1,328
Local and state government scholarships or grants 37 18% $187,184 $5,059
Institutional scholarships or grants 194 95% $1,121,500 $5,781
Student loan financial aid 136 66% $989,655 $7,277
• Federal student loans 136 66% $797,750 $5,866
• Other student loans 16 8% $191,905 $11,994

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 162
Visual and Performing Arts 162
Dance, General 14
Design and Visual Communications, General 41
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 40
Fine/studio Arts, General 33
Music Performance, General 31
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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