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Cornish College of the Arts Overview

Cornish College of the Arts is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Seattle, Washington. The location of Cornish College of the Arts is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Cornish College of the Arts Known For?

145 Undergraduate Awards
$31,725 Avg Cost After Aid
87% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Cornish College of the Arts may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 7 to 1.
  • The 3% student loan default rate at Cornish College of the Arts is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Cornish College of the Arts.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Cornish College of the Arts to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Cornish College of the Arts has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Colleges for Dance College Factual
#2 Best Value Colleges for Dance College Factual
#4 Best Value Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#5 Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#12 Best Value Colleges for Drama & Theater Arts College Factual
#19 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Cornish College of the Arts?

Location of Cornish College of the Arts

Contact details for Cornish College of the Arts are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-726-5016
Website: www.cornish.edu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CornishCollege

How Do I Get Into Cornish College of the Arts?

You can apply to Cornish College of the Arts online at: www.cornish.edu/admission/apply/

Admission Requirements for Cornish College of the Arts

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Cornish College of the Arts?

87% Acceptance Rate
72% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Cornish College of the Arts has an acceptance rate of 87%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 28% of accepted students are men and 72% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Can I Afford Cornish College of the Arts?

$31,725 Net Price
88% Take Out Loans
2.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Cornish College of the Arts is $31,725. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cornish College of the Arts, approximately 88% of students took out student loans averaging $8,365 a year. That adds up to $33,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cornish College of the Arts is 2.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Cornish College of the Arts Undergraduate Student Diversity

617 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 625 undergraduate students at Cornish College of the Arts, with 617 being full-time and 8 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Cornish College of the Arts

Gender Diversity

Of the 617 full-time undergraduates at Cornish College of the Arts, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Cornish College of the Arts

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cornish College of the Arts students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Cornish College of the Arts Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 86
White 375
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 94

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Cornish College of the Arts. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 12 countries are represented at Cornish College of the Arts. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Hong Kong, and Canada.

Online Learning at Cornish College of the Arts

0 Took All Classes Online
24 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 24 students took at least one online class at the school.

Cornish College of the Arts Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Drama & Theater Arts 52 52
Design & Applied Arts 32 32
Dance 21 21
Music 19 19
Fine & Studio Arts 17 17
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 4 4
TOTAL 145 145

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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