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CIA Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Cleveland Institute of Art Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at Cleveland Institute of Art reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. You can jump to any of the following sections in our CIA cost report:

How Much Does CIA Charge for Tuition?

$45,495 In-State Tuition & Fees
$45,495 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

The average tuition and fees at Cleveland Institute of Art for undergraduates was $45,495 a year in 2020-2021. Students from both in state and out of state paid the same price.

Tuition & Fees$42,530$2,965$45,495

CIA tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Cleveland Institute of Art cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CIA Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. At $45,495 a year, the average out-of-state tuition at Cleveland Institute of Art was high when compared to the national average. Students do not receive any discounts for living in Ohio.

If you want to know how CIA compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

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Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Cleveland Institute of Art Financial Aid.

CIA Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.66% Tuition Increase
2.62% Fee Increase
$199,550 Est. 4-Year Cost

Over the past five years, CIA tuition and fees has grown by a rate of 2.66% annually. The tuition increased by 2.66%, and fees by 2.62%. The estimated cost for this year's tuition and fees is $47,944 if the growth rate continues.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for two years at CIA to be $97,160, and $199,550 for four years.

This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at CIA.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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