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Art Center College of Design

Pasadena, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

Artcenter College Of Design Academics

ArtCenter College of Design requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at ArtCenter College of Design, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. ArtCenter College of Design accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, ArtCenter College of Design does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 76% of students who start college at ArtCenter College of Design finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: ArtCenter College of Design may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At ArtCenter College of Design?

ArtCenter College of Design has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for ArtCenter College of Design.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with ArtCenter College of Design directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at ArtCenter College of Design

When choosing a major, ArtCenter College of Design students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at ArtCenter College of Design. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. ArtCenter College of Design false.ArtCenter College of Design does not offer double majors. Students must choose one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About ArtCenter College of Design

Does ArtCenter College of Design Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ ArtCenter College of Design does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does ArtCenter College of Design Have An Online Program?

✅ ArtCenter College of Design true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does ArtCenter College of Design Give AP Credit?

✅ ArtCenter College of Design true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does ArtCenter College of Design Have An Honors Program?

✅ ArtCenter College of Design true for highly-qualified applicants, but false.

Does ArtCenter College of Design Require Internships?

❌ ArtCenter College of Design studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While ArtCenter College of Design does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About ArtCenter College of Design

ArtCenter College of Design Library

The main library on campus is the James Lemont Fogg Memorial Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at ArtCenter College of Design

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

ArtCenter College of Design does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does ArtCenter College of Design have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Artcenter College Of Design does not have any ROTC programs.

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