ArtCenter College of Design

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Most Desirable School
College in Pasadena, California, United States

About ArtCenter College of Design

According to Wikipedia, Art Center College of Design is a private art college in Pasadena, California. History ArtCenter College of Design was founded in 1930 in downtown Los Angeles as the Art Center School. In 1935, Fred R. Archer founded the photography department, and Ansel Adams was a guest instructor in the late 1930s. During and after World War II, ArtCenter ran a technical illustration program in conjunction with the California Institute of Technology.

ArtCenter College of Design's Online Degrees

ArtCenter College of Design Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
1,00876%71%

How Much Does ArtCenter College of Design Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$48,044
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$42,297
30K - 48K$42,394
48K - 75K$42,445
75K - 110K$48,624
110K+$55,963

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do ArtCenter College of Design Graduates Make?

If you graduate from ArtCenter College of Design, then you can expect to earn an average of $62,300 per year. You also have a 83% chance of being employed after 10 years.

ArtCenter College of Design's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,7902,422368

Where is ArtCenter College of Design?

ArtCenter College of Design is located at 1700 Lida St, Pasadena CA 91103

How Safe is ArtCenter College of Design?

Pasadena has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is ArtCenter College of Design Known For?

ArtCenter College of Design is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

ArtCenter College of Design's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are ArtCenter College of Design's Most Influential Alumni?

ArtCenter College of Design's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Communications, and Business. Here are some of ArtCenter College of Design's most famous alumni:

Bruce Sterling
Bruce Sterling
An American writer, speaker, futurist, and design instructor.
Matthew Rolston
Matthew Rolston
An American photographer, music video director.
Dick Teague
Dick Teague
An American automotive designer .
Henrik Fisker
Henrik Fisker
A Danish automobile designer.
Evan Spiegel
Evan Spiegel
An American businessman.
Chris Bangle
Chris Bangle
An American automobile designer.
Thomas Kinkade
Thomas Kinkade
An American painter of popular realistic, bucolic, and idyllic subjects .
Ralph McQuarrie
Ralph McQuarrie
An American conceptual designer and illustrator .
Syd Mead
Syd Mead
An American concept artist .
Mark Ryden
Mark Ryden
An American painter.
Pete Brock
An American racecar constructor.
Yves Béhar
Yves Béhar
A Swiss designer, entrepreneur, and sustainability advocate.

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