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Cornish College of the Arts

Seattle, WA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate63%
Acceptance Rate63%

About Cornish College of the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts Overview

Cornish College of the Arts is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Seattle, Washington. Cornish College of the Arts was founded in 1914 and presently has around 654 students per year year, which includes 654 undergraduates. Cornish College of the Arts offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Involvement at Cornish College of the Arts

Interested in music or performing?

There are no fraternities or sororities at Cornish College of the Arts, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Cornish College of the Arts has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Cornish College of the Arts on the Student Life page.

2022 Cornish College of the Arts Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Tuition $32,964

Is Cornish College of the Arts a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Cornish College of the Arts offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

Cornish College of the Arts Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Cornish College of the Arts. Around 63% of applicants get into Cornish College of the Arts each year. Last year, 1,023 students applied to Cornish College of the Arts and 642 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cornish College of the Arts

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

53% of Cornish College of the Arts undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Cornish College of the Arts Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Cornish College of the Arts directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Cornish College of the Arts

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Cornish College of the Arts's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $37,686 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Cornish College of the Arts.

Based on this information, is Cornish College of the Arts the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Cornish College of the Arts a good school for you?

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Where is Cornish College of the Arts?

Cornish College of the Arts is located in the urban setting of Seattle, Washington, in the suburbs of Seattle.

If you are interested in seeing Cornish College of the Arts for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Seattle, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Seattle-Tacoma International.

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College Info

1000 Lenora Street Seattle, WA 98121

Campus Setting: Urban

Cornish College of the Arts Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cornish College of the Arts is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cornish College of the Arts is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Cornish College of the Arts ACT Scores

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Cornish College of the Arts SAT Scores

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Cornish College of the Arts Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$48,036

In State

$48,036

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$32,964
$32,964
Fees
$1,236
$1,236
Housing
$13,836
$13,836
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Cornish College of the Arts is like? There are approximately 654 students enrolled at Cornish College of the Arts. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from WA and 51% percent of students are from other states.

100%

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

49%

In State

51%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

654

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,200

Out-of-State

$34,200

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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