Corcoran College of Art and Design

500 Seventeenth Street- NW, Washington, 20006-4804
Corcoran College of Art and Design is a non-profit, private education institution that resides in Washington, District of Columbia. It was founded in 1878 by William Wilson Corcoran as an addition to the Corcoran Gallery of Art. It remains the only art and design college in Washington D.C.

Programs available at Corcoran College of Art and Design include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees and also certificate programs in 7 areas of study and 8 disciplines, including Photojournalism, Interior Design, Digital Media Design, and Fine Arts, among others. The school is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design - Commission on Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit and study abroad programs. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience.


General Information

Main Phone: (202) 639 -1800 Website: www.corcoran.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 60
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Small (less than 1,000 students) Undergraduates: 444
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 272
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 27%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 45


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 440 610
SAT Math 430 540
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 15 20

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 545
Accepted 148
Acceptance Rate 27%
Enrolled 42

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 68% Full-time 32% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 68% Full-time 32% Part-time
Student Gender 23% Men 77% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

65% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
10% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
8% Hispanic/Latino 5% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 10% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 44% $ 6,389
Local Grant 18% $3,943
Institutional Grant 100% $ 15,239
Student Loans 96% $ 11,515

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - 0 0 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photojournalism - - 11 0 -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - 0 0 - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 1 - - - -

Communication and Journalism

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - 0 0 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photojournalism - - 11 0 -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - 0 0 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1 - - - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art Teacher Education - - - 15 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Museology Museum Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Museology Museum Studies - - - 6 -


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