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Cleveland Institute of Art, founded in 1881, is a private institution. Its campus of three buildings is located in University Circle, four miles east of downtown Cleveland.

Website: www.cia.edu/

Private
Co-ed
670
Undergraduate
Students
(66.9%) 448 Women
(33.1%) 222 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 1,025 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.32
SAT Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,410
Tuition and Fees
$43,310
Room and Board
$11,330
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$26,970
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,326
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
53
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 70% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Cleveland Population
390,928
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
11.6% Black/African-American
8.2% Hispanic/Latino
5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.5% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
5.5% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
51%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
3.0%
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