Cleveland Institute of Art

CIA Housing Costs

How Much Does it Cost to Stay at CIA ?

Make the best college choice for you by understanding the true cost of college. Begin by being familiar with just how much you'll be paying per year for food, housing, books and more.

On this page you will find:

CIA Room and Board Expenses

CIA offers students both housing and dining options. The on-campus housing cost for any average student was $8,680 in 2020, and the cost of a typical meal plan was $6,130.

Learn Cleveland Institute of Art costs for both on-campus and off-campus housing, and dining plans along with other charges in the the next table.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $11,590 $7,300
— Housing       $8,680
— Meals       $6,130
Other Living Expenses $2,350 $2,850
Books and Supplies $2,200 $2,200
Total $16,140 $12,350

Projected Total of $65,105 in Room & Board Over 4 Years

There has been an average 2.4% price change every year over the past five years in CIA room & board costs, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If existing developments in housing and meal expenses carry on, we predict incoming first years in 2021 to be charged about $16,158 in their first year of college. By their final year an undergraduate might pay an average of $16,215 for an associate degree, and $16,426 for a four-year degree.

Total room and board costs over the course of four years would be close to $65,105; for just two years it would be about $32,374.


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More Details on Campus Living Arrangements & Food Plans

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether CIA does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Schools may offer meal plans where the number of meals per week can vary, for example, the student receives a meal card and charges meals against the card. Then there are schools like CIA that offer meal plans based on the number of meals per week. See the table below to find out the number of meals per week in the maximum meal plan offered at CIA.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 331
Meals Per Week Included in Max Meal Plan 10

Average Living Costs

Students who live on campus at Cleveland Institute of Art pay a total of $16,140 for living expenses. This price is similar to the national average of $14,951.



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