Transfer Student Brochure
Everything you need to know about transfering to CCAD for your Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
WalKEr craNE ’13 ADVERTISING & GRAPHIC DESIGN MAJOR Columbus College of Art & Design Get an edge in your ﬁeld, quicker Make a smooth switch. Start your career, smarter As a transfer student at CCAD, you’ll dive right into your discipline, regardless of your credits. You’ll take on real-world projects and be challenged to come up with real solutions. And you’ll be supported by mentors who are masters in their ﬁelds. Because the best way to help you get ahead fast is to give you more skills and experience, and more time doing what you love. dEGrEES offErEd Bachelor of Fine Arts Master of Fine Arts TRANSFER CREDITS Admissions are rolling, so you can start anytime. You’ll need 120 credit hours to graduate, and you can bring up to 60 with you. Connect with our Admissions Office to learn about degree requirements and to have your transcript and portfolio evaluated. We can help you estimate, in advance, what will transfer. FINANCIAL AID We offered more than $16.5 million in scholarships last year. And 98% of our students receive financial aid packages, at an average of almost $19,000 per student. It’s easy to establish your financial aid package. Simply add CCAD as a recipient for results on your FAFSA in the early spring before you transfer. Our code is 003039. CAREER SERVICES MaJorS MINorS Advertising & Graphic Design Animation Cinematic Arts Fashion Design Fine Arts Illustration Industrial Design Interior Design Photography Art History Art Therapy Copywriting Creative Writing Design History Fashion Design Fine Arts Literature BYul cHoI ’13 INTERIOR DESIGN MAJOR Career Services at CCAD is your go-to place for job preparation and placement—and for internships with powerhouse companies like Abercrombie & Fitch. CCAD MINDMARKET At the CCAD MindMarket, you’ll have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to tackle real-world art and design challenges alongside faculty and other experts in the field—which can lead to internships and more. You’ll even have a chance to incubate your own start-up business. tHE oNlY art aNd dESIGN ScHool WItH a MINDMARKET BuSINESS INcuBator tHE faSHIoN dESIGN proGraM raNKS TOP 10 Columbus is one of the top 10 creative scenes in the country as well as one of the 15 most affordable cities in the U.S. IN THE U.S. TOP 20 And as one of the nation’s largest college towns, it packs a lot of rulebending energy, big thinking, and stuff to do. IN THE WORLD 5 OSCAR NOMINATIONS (AND ONE WIN!) EARNED BY ALUMNI IN 2013 2 MTV VMAs JOHN URBANO ’96 WON FOR HIS WORK ON ONE DIRECTION’S 2012 HIT “WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL” 5 6 THE CREATIVE ECONOMY IS GROWING TO Enjoy a campus community in the heart of a vibrant city. % PER YEAR, WITH JOBS FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS INCREASING 42% BY 2018 You can live on campus in suites or apartments, or off campus in one of the eight distinct cultural arts districts surrounding CCAD. On or off campus, you’ll eat like a foodie. Our dining hall is new and beautiful—and the food is seriously delicious. Not to mention we’re just a few blocks from more than 165 restaurants, pubs, and clubs in downtown alone. Enjoy live music nightly with 20 or 20,000 friends at dozens of nearby venues. To burn some steam, grab your bike and hit more than 50 miles of scenic bike trails. Make your mark on the world, faster Explore ccad.edu/ADMISSIONS to find Student Artwork Video Tours Admission Requirements Transfer Credit Considerations Financial Aid CHRIS CAMPBELL â€™14 ANIMATION MAJOR Admissions 60 Cleveland Avenue; Columbus, Ohio 43215 @CCADedu Connect with a transfer admissions counselor or apply now: facebook.com/CCADAdmissions www.ccad.edu/admissions/transfer @CCADedu 614.222.3261 youtube.com/CCADedu