Cornish College of the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Cornish College of the Arts Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Cornish College of the Arts was awarded 40 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is design and applied arts.

Overall Quality

Cornish College of the Arts was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Is It Hard to Get Into Cornish College of the Arts?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Cornish College of the Arts is 79%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Cornish College of the Arts is a good fit for you.

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Cornish College of the Arts Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Cornish College of the Arts is an impressive 8 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cornish College of the Arts is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Cornish College of the Arts

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Cornish College of the Arts this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Cornish College of the Arts the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 59%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

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Cornish College of the Arts Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 482 undergraduates at Cornish College of the Arts with 470 being full-time and 12 being part-time.

How Much Does Cornish College of the Arts Cost?

The overall average net price of Cornish College of the Arts is $39,078. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cornish College of the Arts

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$31,070 $37,012 $37,575 $39,010 $43,794

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cornish College of the Arts, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cornish College of the Arts, approximately 86% of students took out student loans averaging $9,149 a year. That adds up to $36,596 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cornish College of the Arts is 3.2%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Cornish College of the Arts Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Cornish College of the Arts with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $29,100 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 27% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Cornish College of the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts is a private not-for-profit institution located in Seattle, Washington. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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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

Cornish College of the Arts Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Drama & Theater Arts 48 $23,311
Design & Applied Arts 33 $37,424
Dance 20 $22,834
Music 17 $23,262
Fine & Studio Arts 14 $22,710
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 8 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Cornish College of the Arts along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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