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Cleveland Institute of Art Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at Cleveland Institute of Art look for in an applicant?

Use the admissions stats from Cleveland Institute of Art recent freshman class to see how you compare.

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Understanding Admissions Statistics

Selectivity and acceptance rates can be a big clue to how difficult it is to be admitted to CIA. Compare your test scores to prior applicants to get a good understanding of who you’re competing against for entrance.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): Are You the Right Type of Student For This College?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College Average Selectivity
Acceptance Rate 66%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 932
Accepted 614
Enrolled 136

Applicants: Men - Women  29 to 71
Accepted: Men - Women  25 to 75
Enrolled: Men - Women  24 to 76

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to CIA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 680. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Cleveland Institute of Art  ( 540 to 680 )
SAT Math Scores for Cleveland Institute of Art  ( 500 to 590 )

CIA received ACT scores from 35% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Cleveland Institute of Art  ( 19 to 26 )

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